Advanced Search
MyIDEAS: Login

Second-Best Environmental Policy and Nonconvexities : The Asymmetry Between Taxes and Tradeable Permits

Contents:

Author Info

  • Baranzini, A

Abstract

In second-best environmental policies, nonconvexities arise because of decreasing marginal pollution abatement costs. In this case, we chow that, unlike tradeable permits, taxes may introduce incorrect incentives. Moreover, even when taxes lead to efficient solutions, the tax rate should not be based on marginal pollution abatement cost, but to average costs.

Download Info

To our knowledge, this item is not available for download. To find whether it is available, there are three options:
1. Check below under "Related research" whether another version of this item is available online.
2. Check on the provider's web page whether it is in fact available.
3. Perform a search for a similarly titled item that would be available.

Bibliographic Info

Paper provided by Institut d'Economie et Econométrie, Université de Genève in its series Research Papers by the Institute of Economics and Econometrics, Geneva School of Economics and Management, University of Geneva with number 96.14.

as in new window
Length: 8 pages
Date of creation: 1996
Date of revision:
Handle: RePEc:gen:geneem:96.14

Contact details of provider:
Postal: 40 Boulevard du Pont-d'Arve, CH-1211 Geneva 4, Switzerland
Phone: +41 22 379 8263
Fax: +41 22 379 82 93
Email:
Web page: http://www.unige.ch/gsem/dsec/index.html

Related research

Keywords: POLLUTION CONTROL; POLLUTION LEVEL; REGULATION;

Find related papers by JEL classification:

References

No references listed on IDEAS
You can help add them by filling out this form.

Citations

Lists

This item is not listed on Wikipedia, on a reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.

Statistics

Access and download statistics

Corrections

When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:gen:geneem:96.14. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: ().

If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.

If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.

If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.