All pages with keywords: carbon tax


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 »


UK carbon tax would do nothing to reduce European-wide greenhouse gas emissions

Press release 4 February, 2011

The introduction of a carbon tax would help the UK meet its greenhouse gas target, but make no difference to emissions of greenhouse gases across Europe, according to research published today. read more »


Combining multiple climate policy instruments: how not to do it

Combining multiple climate policy instruments: how not to do it

a working paper by Sam Fankhauser, Cameron Hepburn 1 February, 2011

Putting a price on carbon is critical for climate change policy. Increasingly, policy makers combine multiple policy tools to achieve this, for example, by complementing cap-and-trade … read more »


Combining multiple climate policy instruments: How not to do it

Combining multiple climate policy instruments: How not to do it

a research article by Sam Fankhauser, Cameron Hepburn 18 December, 2010

Putting a price on carbon is critical for climate change policy. Increasingly, policymakers combine multiple policy tools to achieve this, for example by complementing cap-and-trade schemes with a carbon … read more »