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Author Hsu, Shi-Ling
Title The Case for a Carbon Tax : Getting Past Our Hang-Ups to Effective Climate Policy
Imprint Washington, DC : Island Press, 2011
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Note Intro -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Chapter 1: Introduction -- Chapter 2: Climate Change Policy Alternatives -- Carbon Taxes -- Command-and-Control Regulation -- Cap-and-Trade -- Government Subsidies -- Chapter 3: Ten Arguments for a Carbon Tax -- One: Economic Efficiency -- Two: Excessive Formation of Capital -- Three: Non-Interference with Other RegulatoryInstruments or Jurisdictions -- Four: Government Is Better at Reducing "Bads" ThanIncreasing "Goods" -- Five: Incentives for Innovation-Price Effects -- Six: Incentives for Innovation-Price Breadth -- Seven: Administrability -- Eight: International Coordination -- Nine: Revenue Raising -- Ten: Economic Efficiency Revisited: Prices versusQuantities under Uncertainty -- Conclusion -- Chapter 4: Arguments against a Carbon Tax -- Political Economy Considerations -- Regressiveness -- Ineffectiveness -- Crowding Out -- Conclusion -- Chapter 5: Carbon Tax Psychology -- The "Do No Harm" Effect -- The Identifiability Effect -- The Endowment Effect -- Conclusion -- Chapter 6: Changing Political Fortunes? -- Chapter 7: Conclusion -- Endnotes -- Index
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Link Print version: Hsu, Shi-Ling The Case for a Carbon Tax : Getting Past Our Hang-Ups to Effective Climate Policy Washington, DC : Island Press,c2011 9781597265331
Subject Carbon taxes
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