All pages with keywords: carbon tax


Energy policy and the power sector in the long run

Energy policy and the power sector in the long run

a working paper by Baran Doda, Sam Fankhauser 26 September, 2017

This paper simulates the distributional consequences of alternative carbon emission reduction policies on power producers and finds that that a carbon tax outperforms all other instruments and does not reduce the profits of carbon-free generators. read more »


Cars, carbon taxes and CO2 emissions

Cars, carbon taxes and CO2 emissions

a working paper by Julius Andersson 21 March, 2017

Is a carbon tax effective in reducing emissions of greenhouse gases, and thereby mitigating climate change? This paper is one of the first empirical analyses of this question and the … read more »


Effectiveness, earmarking and labeling: testing the acceptability of carbon taxes with survey data

Effectiveness, earmarking and labeling: testing the acceptability of carbon taxes with survey data

a research article by Andrea Baranzini, Stefano Carattini 1 January, 2017

This paper analyzes the drivers of carbon taxes acceptability with survey data and a randomized labeling treatment. Based on a sample of more than 300 individuals, it assesses the … read more »


Should we tax or trade carbon?

a policy publication by Sam Fankhauser 4 November, 2016

Published in: Bridging the Ambition Gap:  The Rise, Reach and Power of Carbon Markets. 13th Edition of Greenhouse Gas Market Report. 2016. External link to publisher


Consultation response: ‘Reforming the business energy efficiency tax landscape’

a policy publication by Samuela Bassi, Chris Duffy, Sam Fankhauser, Bob Ward, Dimitri Zenghelis 23 November, 2015

This policy paper was submitted to HM Treasury in response to its consultation on ‘Reforming the business energy efficiency tax landscape’. read more »


UK Treasury should focus on carbon not energy use

Press release 23 November, 2015

Carbon taxes are more effective than energy taxes at meeting climate goals and delivering energy efficiency gains, is the key finding of a new Grantham Research Institute policy paper. read more »


Cars, carbon taxes and CO2 emissions

Cars, carbon taxes and CO2 emissions

a working paper by Julius Andersson 15 October, 2015

This paper looks at whether carbon taxes imposed in Sweden were effective in reducing CO2 emissions. read more »


Grantham Seminar | Climate Change Around the World

Seminar 19 Oct 2015

Per Krusell, Professor of Economics at Stockholm University and Visiting Professor in the Department of Economics at the London School of Economics, will be the speaker for this seminar. In this … read more »


The price vs quantity debate: climate policy and the role of business cycles

The price vs quantity debate: climate policy and the role of business cycles

a working paper by Karlygash Kuralbayeva, Anna Grodecka 27 January, 2015

What is the optimal instrument design and choice for a regulator attempting to control emissions by private agents in face of uncertainty arising from business cycles? In applying Weitzman’s result … read more »


Trade in ‘virtual carbon’: empirical results and implications for policy

Trade in ‘virtual carbon’: empirical results and implications for policy

a research article by Giles Atkinson, Gianni Ruta 20 May, 2011

The fact that developing countries do not have carbon emission caps under the Kyoto Protocol has led to the current interest in high income countries in border taxes on … read more »