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Impuestos y Protección Medioambiental: Un Análisis de las Preferencias Individuales a nivel Europeo

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  • María A. García-Valiñas
  • Benno Torgler
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    El presente trabajo tiene como finalidad analizar las preferencias que los individuos muestran respecto a la protección del medioambiente, mediante la aceptación de incrementos impositivos que permitan a los diferentes Estados obtener ingresos a fin de implementar políticas de preservación del entorno natural. Para ello, se ha planteado la aplicación de modelos probit a una muestra representativa de individuos pertenecientes a diferentes países europeos durante la década de los 90, procedente de las bases de datos World Values Survey y European Values Survey. Los resultados ponen de manifiesto la influencia de factores heterogéneos, tales como la educación, la renta, las actitudes políticas o el capital social, identificando de esta manera los grupos sociales con mayor predisposición a contribuir económicamente a la conservación del entorno natural.

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    Paper provided by Institute of Local Public Finance in its series Working Papers with number 03-2008.

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    Length: 40 pages
    Date of creation: Feb 2008
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    Keywords: protección medioambiental; impuestos; capital social;

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