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Coal taxes as supply-side climate policy: a rationale for major exporters?

Richter, Philipp M.; Mendelevitch, Roman; Jotzo, Frank

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The shift away from coal is at the heart of the global low-carbon transition. Can governments of coal-producing countries help facilitate this transition and benefit from it? This paper analyses the case for coal taxes as supply-side climate policy implemented by large coal exporting countries. Coal taxes can reduce global carbon dioxide emissions and benefit coal-rich countries through improved terms-of-trade and tax revenue. We employ a multi-period equilibrium model of the international...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/164538
Source: Climatic Change
DOI: 10.1007/s10584-018-2163-9

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