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Carbon pricing efficacy: cross‑country evidence

Best, Rohan; Burke, Paul; Jotzo, Frank


To date there has been an absence of cross-country empirical studies on the efficacy of carbon pricing. In this paper we present estimates of the contribution of carbon pricing to reducing national carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from fuel combustion, using several econometric modelling approaches that control for other key policies and for structural factors that are relevant for emissions. We use data for 142 countries over a period of two decades, 43 of which had a carbon price in place at...[Show more]

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Date published: 2020-06-19
Type: Journal article
Source: Environmental and Resource Economics
DOI: 10.1007/s10640-020-00436-x
Access Rights: Open Access


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