Edited by Janet E. Milne and Mikael S. Andersen
The Handbook of Research on Environmental Taxation captures the state of the art of research on environmental taxation. Written by 36 specialists in environmental taxation from 16 countries, it takes an interdisciplinary and international approach, focusing on issues that are universal to using taxation to achieve environmental goals.
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- Chapter 1: This book’s approach to environmental taxation
- Chapter 2: Introduction to environmental taxation concepts and research
- Chapter 3: Economic principles of environmental fiscal reform
- Chapter 4: Legal authority to enact environmental taxes
- Chapter 5: Design options and their rationales
- Chapter 6: Earmarking revenues from environmentally related taxes
- Chapter 7: Designing environmental taxes in countries in transition: a case study of Vietnam
- Chapter 8: Externality research
- Chapter 9: Regressivity of environmental taxation: myth or reality?
- Chapter 10: The political acceptability of carbon taxes: lessons from British Columbia
- Chapter 11: Gaining intergovernmental acceptance: legal rules protecting trade
- Chapter 12: The double dividend debate
- Chapter 13: The political economy of environmental taxation
- Chapter 14: Multilevel governance: the implications of legal competences to collect, administer and regulate environmental tax instruments
- Chapter 15: Transaction costs of environmental taxation: the administrative burden
- Chapter 16: Structuring road transport taxes to capture externalities: a critical analysis of approaches
- Chapter 17: Environmental taxation in China: the greening of an emerging economy
- Chapter 18: A review of selected databases on market- based instruments
- Chapter 19: Decoupling: is there a separate contribution from environmental taxation?
- Chapter 20: The role of environmental taxation in spurring technological change
- Chapter 21: Impacts on competitiveness: what do we know from modeling?
- Chapter 22: The role of environmental taxation: economics and the law
- Chapter 23: Regulatory reform and development of environmental taxation: the case of carbon taxation and ecological tax reform in Finland
- Chapter 24: Bounded rationality in an imperfect world of regulations: what if individuals are not optimizing?
- Chapter 25: Global environmental taxes
- Chapter 26: The future agenda for environmental taxation research
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