Taxation of Emissions and Induce Investment
AbstractGovernment often appears to have the objective of inducing firms to make investments that will help achieve regulatory goals: Regulations of automotive fuel efficiency and emissions are two examples. We find rhat a tax on the activity causing the externality may be unable in induce the desired investment and that when a tax could induce the investment it may be time inconsistent.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by California Irvine - School of Social Sciences in its series Papers with number 95-96-5.
Length: 9 pages
Date of creation: 1996
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