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Régulation de l'effet de serre d'origine agricole : puits de carbone et instruments de second rang

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  • Stéphane De Cara
  • Pierre-Alain Jayet

[eng] Regulation of the Greenhouse Effect from Farming: Carbon Sinks and Second-Best Policies by Stéphane De Cara and Pierre-Alain Jayet . This article focuses on the comparative merits of various policies for regulating the greenhouse effect from farming. Separately and concurrently, it deals with second-best policies aimed at limiting methane emissions from livestock farming and incentives for reafforestation of land under fixed set-aside in the Common Agriculture Policy. Impact in terms of harm and social welfare are analysed using a techno-economic model of agricultural supply based on mathematical programming. Although the second-best policies for methane reduction, founded on taxation of animals and their feed, produces significant results, it is appreciably overshadowed, for both harm reduction and total welfare, by the policy of reafforestation. [fre] Cet article met l'accent sur les mérites comparés de différentes politiques de régulation de l'effet de serre d'origine agricole. Sont abordées séparément et simultanément les politiques de second rang visant à limiter les émissions de méthane dues à l'élevage, et l'incitation au reboisement des surfaces mises en gel fixe dans le cadre de la Politique agricole commune. Les impacts en termes de dommage et de bien-être social sont évalués à l'aide d'un modèle technico-économique d'offre agricole fondé sur la programmation mathématique. Si la politique de second rang, fondée sur la taxation de l'animal et de l'aliment, conduit à des résultats significatifs, elle est sensiblement dominée, aussi bien pour la réduction du dommage que pour le bien-être global, par la politique de reboisement.

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Article provided by Programme National Persée in its journal Économie & prévision.

Volume (Year): 143 (2000)
Issue (Month): 2 ()
Pages: 37-46

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Handle: RePEc:prs:ecoprv:ecop_0249-4744_2000_num_143_2_6003
Note: DOI:10.3406/ecop.2000.6003
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  1. De Cara, Stéphane & Jayet, Pierre-Alain, 1999. "Évaluation et régulation de l’effet de serre d’origine agricole," L'Actualité Economique, Société Canadienne de Science Economique, vol. 75(4), pages 597-623, décembre.
  2. S De Cara & P-A Jayet, 2000. "Emissions of greenhouse gases from agriculture: the heterogeneity of abatement costs in France," European Review of Agricultural Economics, Foundation for the European Review of Agricultural Economics, vol. 27(3), pages 281-303, September.
  3. Douglas M. Larson & Gloria E. Helfand & Brett W. House, 1996. "Second-Best Tax Policies to Reduce Nonpoint Source Pollution," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 78(4), pages 1108-1117.
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