Essays about: "Pigouvian tax"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 essays containing the words Pigouvian tax.

  1. 1. Opposing Attitudes Towards Environmental Taxes: A Price Dilemma? A Case of the Swedish Attitudes on Gasoline Emission Taxes

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Ignacio López Casanueva Arturo; Bergström Martin; [2023-06-29]
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    Abstract : This thesis investigates how people’s attitudes toward environmental taxes are shaped and whether changes in end-consumer prices of gasoline have a direct effect on carbon tax perception. A theoretical model is constructed to represent the individual’s choice problem using a utility function. READ MORE

  2. 2. Optimal Carbon Tax and Endogenous Longevity

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Chi Banh; [2023]
    Keywords : climate change; endogenous longevity; health; carbon taxes; OLG model;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the link between optimal carbon tax and endogenous longevity. It considers an overlapping generation model with clean and dirty intermediate goods. Externality caused by producing dirty intermediate goods damages the final goods productionas well as the agents’ longevity. READ MORE

  3. 3. Carbon tax efficiency : What elevates it, and what undermines it?

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Amanda Van den Tempel Almaas; Gustav Hillgren; [2021]
    Keywords : Carbon tax efficiency; Carbon emissions; Nordic countries; OECD-members; Pigouvian tax; Difference-in-difference method.;

    Abstract : The radical rise of global temperatures has put high pressure on the environment, leading to societal pressure towards politicians to reverse the trend. In light of this environmental crisis, economists all over the world agree that carbon taxes are the most cost-effective instrument for reducing carbon emissions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Market regulations targeting emissions from the European Union's milk industry - An Environmental Economic Thesis

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Elin Ekström; Emelie Åsbrink; [2019-08-08]
    Keywords : Samhällsvetenskapligt miljövetarprogram;

    Abstract : The objective of the thesis is to investigate how two different emission tax levels can change the greenhouse gas emissions from the European Union’s milk industry. The two different tax levels are an EU ETS price of 25.85 euros per tonne of emissions and a Pigouvian tax of 42 euros per tonne of emissions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Carbon tax for emission targets - An alternative application of the DSGE model for optimal fossil fuel taxation by Golosov, Hassler, Krusell and Tsyvinski 2014

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Anita Hafner; [2019]
    Keywords : Carbon tax; Integrated Assessment Model; Damage function; Emission targets;

    Abstract : Economists widely agree that a Pigouvian fee on emissions is the first best option to correct for the un-priced externality of climate change. However, scientific estimates of future global costs of climate change are varying. READ MORE