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Fiscal policy and environmental welfare modelling interjurisdictional competition by Thorsten BayД±ndД±r-Upmann

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Published by Edward Elgar Pub. in Cheltenham, UK, Northampton, MA, USA .
Written in English


  • Public goods -- Mathematical models.,
  • Government competition -- Mathematical models.,
  • Fiscal policy -- Mathematical models.,
  • Environmental impact charges -- Mathematical models.,
  • Intergovernmental tax relations -- Mathematical models.

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Edition Notes

StatementThorsten Bayındır-Upmann.
SeriesNew horizons in environmental economics
LC ClassificationsHB846.5 .B39 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 141 p. ;
Number of Pages141
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL696989M
ISBN 101858987385
LC Control Number97044512

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Abstract Fiscal policies can lay the foundation for low-carbon and climate-resilient development. Building on more than two decades of research in development and environmental economics, this book argues that fiscal instruments are crucial for mitigating and adapting to climate change while raising human by: 3. The effects of fiscal policy measures, both taxes and public spending, adopted by developing countries in response to the global crisis are still uncertain. This book discusses them using an analytical framework that allows for distilling possible implications on growth and social welfare. This topical collection examines a wide variety of themes and topics which links the environment to social policy and welfare. Represents the best current work on the realignment of social policy to confront environmental issues. Presents a challenging socio-environmental agenda for social policy. Examines a wide range of themes and topics which link the environment and social policy and welfare. This policy model concerns both (1) outcomes on the basis of individual behavior and social interaction, and (2) assessment of social states in terms of what matters to individuals and impact of fiscal policy on individual and social welfare works through the induced pattern of fiscal stability and growth, and the levels of social.

Fiscal Policies and Growth in the World Economy has been used successfully in graduate and senior undergraduate courses in international economics and public finance. The objective of this new edition remains the same as before: to treat the major topics in macro and public economics using both traditional and modern s: 1. Green fiscal policies are a critical part of efforts to address global challenges and transition to an inclusive green economy. By reflecting externalities in prices, aligning government expenditures with environmental goals, raising revenues, creating fiscal space for green investment and broader fiscal reform, such policies can support several Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the. Fiscal PolicyFiscal Policy Page 1 of 4 Fiscal Policy Definitions Fiscal policy is the use of taxes, government transfers, or government purchases of goods and services to shift the aggregate demand curve. Discretionary Fiscal Policy: government takes deliberate actions through legislation to alter spending or taxation policies. In the United States, welfare is available for those who demonstrate a certain level of income, family size, personal circumstances such as pregnancy, unemployment or homelessness, and times of crisis such as experiencing an environmental disaster. Fiscal welfare tends to be controlled on the state level, and thus the nature of such benefits.

fiscal adjustments. While retaining Government’s commitment to a sustainable fiscal policy, the deficit reduction target has accordingly been postponed by a year. The budget deficit is still expected to reach 3,0 per cent of GDP in /01 and beyond. Figure Budget deficit – // The fiscal policy of a government has a direct influence on that country's economy. The government is involved in fiscal policy any time that it makes payments, purchases goods and services, or even collects taxes. Any change in the government's fiscal policy affects the economy as well as individuals. Appendix C: Increasing Resilience: Fiscal Policy for Climate Adaptation Boxes Externalities and Pigouvian taxation 11 Analytical tools for appraising and evaluating ETR 23 Factors determining the distributional effects of ETR 36 Environmental taxation’s interactions with other environmental policies . with limited fiscal space. A key feature of the book is its focus on the design of fiscal policies in such circumstances. Fiscal policy can be a potent tool for achieving a government’s redistributive goals. It affects household welfare through both monetary payments (taxes and transfers) and provision of in-kind benefits (for example, free.