|Publication type:||Article in scientific journal|
|Type of review:||Peer review (publication)|
|Title:||Optimal differentiation of international environmental taxes in the presence of national labor market distortions|
|Published in:||Environmental and Resource Economics|
|Publisher / Ed. Institution:||Springer|
|Subjects:||Environment; Tax; Optimal taxation; Distortion|
|Subject (DDC):||349: Comparative law and foreign law|
|Abstract:||We explore the implication of the ‘double dividend’ debate for international environmental taxes. In our scenario, small open economies with different labor market distortions follow a common environmental policy and use national environmental tax revenues to finance labor tax cuts. Since the double dividend hypothesis does not hold, a high labor tax implies a low environmental tax relative to other countries. The optimal differentiation of international environmental taxes is proven to be a function of the national labor tax rates and the uncompensated elasticities of labor supply.|
|Fulltext version:||Published version|
|License (according to publishing contract):||Licence according to publishing contract|
|Departement:||School of Management and Law|
|Organisational Unit:||Center for Energy and Environment (CEE)|
|Appears in collections:||Publikationen School of Management and Law|
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