Carbon Taxes : Their Macroeconomic Effects and Prospects for Global Adoption: A Survey of the Literature »
Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Ved Gandhi , and Javier Cuervo
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 May 1998
Keywords: carbon tax, climate change, double dividend, economic growth, greenhouse gas emissions, global warming, income distribution, international competitiveness, Kyoto protocol, carbon taxes
The carbon tax is a major instrument for curbing greenhouse gas emissions that cause global warming. Yet its adoption has been limited because of concerns over its effects on economic growth, income distribution, a...