Mitigating Carbon Emission through Economic Instruments : An Indian Perspective
AbstractThe paper has two objectives. One, to analyse the pattern of energy usage in India and the implications thereof for carbon emission; two, to examine whether pricing and taxation policies have any role to play in mitigating carbon emissions. We show that the pattern of energy usage exhibits a shift towards non-coal based energy products. It also suggests that the reduction in carbon emissions is not sufficient to warrant the use of carbon taxation for mitigating emissions.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by East Asian Bureau of Economic Research in its series Energy Working Papers with number 22132.
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energy usage pattern; India; pricing and taxation policies; carbon emissions;
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- Samantak Das & Sanjib Pohit & Dripto Mukhopadhyay, 2008. "Mitigating Carbon Emission through Economic Instruments: An Indian Perspective," Working Papers id:1814, eSocialSciences.
- Das, Samantak & Mukhopadhyay, Dripto & Pohit, Sanjib, 2005. "Mitigating carbon emission through economic instruments: An Indian Perspective," Working Papers 96, National Council of Applied Economic Research.
- Q54 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Environmental Economics - - - Climate; Natural Disasters
- Q56 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Environmental Economics - - - Environment and Development; Environment and Trade; Sustainability; Environmental Accounts and Accounting; Environmental Equity; Population Growth
- Q58 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Environmental Economics - - - Environmental Economics: Government Policy
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