Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Saji Thomas , and Arnim Schwidrowski
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 August 2005
Keywords: forest, forestry sector, forests, forest management, Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue: General, Economywide Country Studies: Africa, Renewable Resources and Conservation: Forestry,
Countries generally tax the forestry sector to achieve the twin objectives of revenue maximization and sustainability of logging levels. In an ideal world of perfect markets and information, auctions would be the b...