A border tax to protect the global environment? CEPS Commentaries, 11 December 2009

@inproceedings{Gros2009ABT,
  title={A border tax to protect the global environment? CEPS Commentaries, 11 December 2009},
  author={Daniel Gros},
  year={2009}
}
The costs and benefits of carbon border measures have been extensively discussed in the rapidly growing body of literature on the economics of climate change mitigation policies, but most studies concentrate on competitiveness (of energy-intensive industries) and carbon leakage. Only a few studies examine the international trade impacts of a so-called ‘carbon border tax’ and none seems to look at the welfare implications from a global point of view. See Veenendaal & Manders (2008), McKibben… CONTINUE READING

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