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Author Houser, Trevor
Title Leveling the Carbon Playing Field : International Competition and US Climate Policy Design
Imprint Washington : Peterson Institute for International Economics, 2008
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Note Cover -- Contents -- Preface -- Executive Summary -- Acknowledgments -- Chapter One Introduction: How Climate and Competitiveness Fit Together -- Background -- Identifying Vulnerable Industries -- A Broader View of Competitiveness? -- Options for US Policy Design -- Chapter Two Cost Containment Mechanisms -- Price Caps -- Borrowing and Banking Allowances -- Free Allocation of Allowances -- Tax Credits -- Offsets -- Exemptions -- Containing Noncarbon Costs -- Chapter Three Trade Measures -- Designing a Trade Measure -- Scenarios for Implementation -- Effects on US Producers -- Implications for International Engagement -- Chapter Four Coordinated International Action -- Prospects for International Engagement: The Case of China -- Models for Cooperation on Industrial Emissions -- Need for US Leadership -- Scope for International Agreement -- Conclusion -- Cost Containment Mechanisms -- Trade Measures -- Coordinated International Action -- Looking Forward -- References -- Glossary -- About the Authors -- Index
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Houser, Trevor Leveling the Carbon Playing Field : International Competition and US Climate Policy Design Washington : Peterson Institute for International Economics,c2008 9780881324204
Subject Climatic changes -- Government policy -- United States -- Evaluation.;Greenhouse gas mitigation -- Government policy -- United States.;Climatic changes -- Government policy -- International cooperation.;Greenhouse gas mitigation -- International cooperation.;Carbon taxes
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Alt Author Bradley, Rob
Childs, Britt
Werksman, Jacob
Heilmayr, Robert
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