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Making carbon pricing work for citizens
The gap between actual carbon prices and those required to achieve ambitious climate change mitigation could be closed by enhancing the public acceptability of carbon pricing through appropriate useExpand
Carbon Taxation , Inequality and Engel ’ s Law – The Double Dividend of Redistribution
UNPUBLISHED MANUSCRIPT – PLEASE DO NOT QUOTE Empirical evidence shows that low-income households spend a high share of their income on carbon-intensive goods. This observation gives reason to theExpand
How to make a carbon tax reform progressive: The role of subsistence consumption
This letter analyzes the distributional effects of a carbon tax reform when households must consume carbon-intensive goods above a subsistence level. The reform is progressive if revenues areExpand
Environmental Taxation, Inequality and Engel’s Law: The Double Dividend of Redistribution
Empirical evidence shows that low-income households spend a high share of their income on pollution-intensive goods. This fuels the concern that an environmental tax reform could be regressive. WeExpand
The fiscal benefits of stringent climate change mitigation: an overview
ABSTRACT The Paris Agreement’s very ambitious mitigation goals, notably to ‘pursue efforts’ to limit warming to 1.5°C, imply that climate policy will remain a national affair for some time. One keyExpand
Do robots really destroy jobs? Evidence from Europe
While citizen opinion polls reveal that Europeans are concerned about the labour market consequences of technological progress, the understanding of the actual significance of this relationship isExpand
INFRASTRUCTURE AND INEQUALITY: INSIGHTS FROM INCORPORATING KEY ECONOMIC FACTS ABOUT HOUSEHOLD HETEROGENEITY
We study the impacts of investment in public capital on equity and efficiency. Taking into account stylized facts on wealth accumulation, we model agent heterogeneity through differences in savingExpand
Five Lessons from COVID-19 for Advancing Climate Change Mitigation
The nexus of COVID-19 and climate change has so far brought attention to short-term greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions, public health responses, and clean recovery stimulus packages. We take aExpand
Economic Growth, Human Development, and Welfare
Economic Growth, Human Development, and Welfare" of the 2018 Report of the International Panel on Social Progress (IPSP). Mission of the IPSP: The International Panel on Social Progress (IPSP) willExpand
Making Carbon Pricing Work
Carbon-pricing initiatives are spreading at an unprecedented rate, but a considerable gap remains between actual prices and those required to achieve ambitious climate change mitigation. ThisExpand
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