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Environmental Taxation in an Enlarged Europe: A Regional Perspective
Journal Title: SCIENZE REGIONALI  
Author/s: Caterina De Lucia, Mark Bartlett 
Year:  2012 Issue: Language: English 
Pages:  26 Pg. 47-72 FullText PDF:  326 KB
DOI:  10.3280/SCRE2012-002004
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This paper focuses on the effects of policies aimed at preventing an increase in pollution through the introduction of a tax, harmonised at EU level, on NOx and SO2. We assess the economic effect on member countries’ industries of different levels of taxation through the use of a CGE model. Our results suggest a separate role for environmental and commercial policies. The case study estimates the potential effects of the same policies at regional level (Apulia). A slowdown of the Italian economy would have a negative impact on the regional economic performance.
Keywords: CGE, transboundary pollution, environmental taxation.
Jel Code: Q53, Q56, R13.

Caterina De Lucia, Mark Bartlett, in "SCIENZE REGIONALI " 2/2012, pp. 47-72, DOI:10.3280/SCRE2012-002004

   

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