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Reducing CO2 Emissions in Malaysia: Do Carbon Taxes Work?

  title={Reducing CO2 Emissions in Malaysia: Do Carbon Taxes Work?},
  author={Jamal bin Othman and Masoud Yahoo},
In recent decades, global warming and its effects on climate change have become a major global concern. Malaysia has made a pledge to reduce voluntarily its CO2e gas emission’s intensity of GDP by up to 40 percent based on 2005 levels by 2020. One of the possible strategies to achieve this aim is to introduce a carbon tax. This paper simulates the potential economic and environment effects of a carbon tax by using the computable general equilibrium model with explicit energy and emission… 
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