Carbon Taxation, Fuel Substitution and Welfare in Australia
AbstractThis paper investigates the implications for Australian households of a carbon tax, using the input-output approach developed by Simons et al. (1994) and adapted by Cornwell and Creedy (1997). In these studies the carbon dioxyde reduction is generated by demand changes resulting from the differential price changes arising from a carbon tax. The present peaper incorporates substitution between fuels in the electricity generating sector, which is the largest single contributor to the Enhanced Greenhouse Effect.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by The University of Melbourne in its series Department of Economics - Working Papers Series with number 604.
Length: 27 pages
Date of creation: 1998
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SOCIAL WELFARE ; TAXATION ; FUEL ; CARBON ; MODELS;
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- John Creedy & Cameron Martin, 2000. "Carbon Taxation, Fuel Substitution and Welfare in Australia," Australian Economic Review, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, vol. 33(1), pages 32-48.
- C51 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric Modeling - - - Model Construction and Estimation
- Q41 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Energy - - - Demand and Supply; Prices
- Q42 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Energy - - - Alternative Energy Sources
- Q48 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Energy - - - Government Policy
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- John Creedy & Catherine Sleeman, 2005.
"Carbon Taxation, Prices and Welfare in New Zealand,"
Department of Economics - Working Papers Series
937, The University of Melbourne.
- Creedy, John & Sleeman, Catherine, 2006. "Carbon taxation, prices and welfare in New Zealand," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 57(3), pages 333-345, May.
- John Creedy & Catherine Sleeman, 2004. "Carbon Taxation, Prices and Welfare in New Zealand," Treasury Working Paper Series 04/23, New Zealand Treasury.
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