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Flexibilisation Of Environment Taxes - A Major Objective For The Effective Use Of Natural Resources And Pollution Control

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  • Cristian SIMA

    () (Centre for Industry and Services Economics, Romanian Academy)

  • Catalina BONCIU

    () (Faculty of Administration and Business, University of Bucharest, Romania)

  • Marius BULEARCA

    () (Centre for Industry and Services Economics, Romanian Academy)

Abstract

Gradual depletion of deposits of some kind and increasing costs in the extractive industry influence negatively also the economic production in other fields of material production. Relieving the national economy of this influence requires attracting new sources (as a kind) of raw materials and energy in the economic circuit and, at the same time, diminishing the specific consumption in the processing industry and other activity fields. Such changes will inevitably influence the environment, worsening the living conditions, even on a world scale. The market will never solve the environmental problems in the mineral resources exploitation sector. Therefore, countries try to prevent this phenomenon by imposing taxes on pollution, but the amount of taxes or the taxation procedure is a question of economic policy for every country.

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  • Cristian SIMA & Catalina BONCIU & Marius BULEARCA, 2012. "Flexibilisation Of Environment Taxes - A Major Objective For The Effective Use Of Natural Resources And Pollution Control," Review of General Management, Spiru Haret University, Faculty of Management Brasov, vol. 15(1), pages 51-65, Mai.
  • Handle: RePEc:fmb:journl:v:15:y:2012:i:1:p:51-65
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    1. Seskin, Eugene P. & Anderson, Robert Jr. & Reid, Robert O., 1983. "An empirical analysis of economic strategies for controlling air pollution," Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Elsevier, vol. 10(2), pages 112-124, June.
    2. Krupnick, Alan J. & Oates, Wallace E. & Van De Verg, Eric, 1983. "On marketable air-pollution permits: The case for a system of pollution offsets," Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Elsevier, vol. 10(3), pages 233-247, September.
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    Keywords

    natural resources exploitation; tax on pollution; external cost; marginal cost; environment protection.;

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    • A12 - General Economics and Teaching - - General Economics - - - Relation of Economics to Other Disciplines
    • B40 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - Economic Methodology - - - General

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