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Environmental fiscal polices might be ineffective to control pollution


Fernández Casillas, Mª Esther y Pérez Sánchez, Rafaela María y Ruiz Andújar, Jesús (2003) Environmental fiscal polices might be ineffective to control pollution. [ Documentos de trabajo de Instituto Complutense de Análisis Económico (ICAE); nº 0307, 2003, ]

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In a one sector growth model with pollution in the utility function, the competitive equilibrium can be indeterminate for plausible values of the intertemporal substitution
elasticity of consumption and under constant returns to scale. The tax rate on pollution does not enter the condition characterizing indeterminacy. This means that the
government is not able to control emissions in the economy by using environmental policies. Non-separability between private consumption and pollution in the utility function is crucial for this result.

Tipo de documento:Documento de trabajo o Informe técnico
Palabras clave:Growth model, Control emissions, Environmental policies
Materias:Ciencias Sociales > Economía > Econometría
Título de serie o colección:Documentos de trabajo de Instituto Complutense de Análisis Económico (ICAE)
Código ID:7684

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