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Domestic Pigouvian Taxation and Technological Spillovers under International Emissions Trading

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I model an economy featuring two representative firms in two countries, one in each country, where one firm innovates and generates technological unilateral spillovers. I analyze a partial equilibrium model in two different scenarios: in the first one, the innovating firm is under a domestic emissions taxation, while the other country does not implement any environmental policy. Government of the innovating firm introduces a tax credit aimed at incentivizing investment in cleaner abatement technologies. Finally, in the second scenario, the two countries take part to an international ETS. Comparisons among results from di¤erent scenarios are shown in the analytical part of the study. I conclude that, under specific assumpitons, overlapping regulations might be welfare improving.

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  • Amanda Spisto, 2012. "Domestic Pigouvian Taxation and Technological Spillovers under International Emissions Trading," CEIS Research Paper 234, Tor Vergata University, CEIS, revised 08 May 2012.
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    Pigouvian Taxation; International ETS; policy mix; trans- boundary pollution; international technological spillover.;

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    • Q58 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Environmental Economics - - - Environmental Economics: Government Policy
    • H23 - Public Economics - - Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue - - - Externalities; Redistributive Effects; Environmental Taxes and Subsidies

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