A Stock Targeting International Carbon-Tax Rule with Uncertainty and Diminishing Compliance
AbstractThis paper develops a rule for setting periodically and internationally a carbon-dioxide atmospheric stock limiting tax in a world inhabited by expected utility maximizing stakeholders facing diminishing mean and increasing variance of their output level due to climate change. The stakeholders are classified as poor, hence unable and/or unwilling to pay, countries and rich countries. Due to ideological and cultural differences, the rich countries' willingness to pay the tax is not identical. Consequently, the number of complying rich countries diminishes with the tax level.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by School of Economics, University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia in its series Economics Working Papers with number wp11-09.
Length: 11 pages
Date of creation: 2011
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Economics; Carbon-Dioxide Stock; Climate Change; Uncertainty; Carbon Tax; International Compliance;
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