Critical Issues in Environmental Taxation: Volume VI: International and Comparative Perspectives

Hardcover | April 19, 2009

EditorJacqueline Cottrell, Janet E. Milne, Hope Ashiabor

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Volume VI in the Critical Issues in Environmental Taxation series contains an interdisciplinary, selection of peer-reviewed papers written by international experts in the field. The volume contains nearly forty articles written by authors representing disciplines such as law, economics,accounting, taxation, environmental policy and political sciences. The articles were selected from papers presented at the Eighth Annual Global Conference on Environmental Taxation in October 2007 in Munich, Germany. The book is clearly structured with the articles divided into parts and organised by topic. Part 1 it features analysis of the effect of environmental tax policies on innovation, technology, and competitiveness, Part 2 on implementation issues, Part 3 on issues relating to energy and innovation,Part 4 on land use, planning, and conservation and Part 5 closes with papers dealing with international approaches to environmental taxation that use market-based instruments.The book and its sister volumes in the series are a unique and invaluable resource for anyone interested in the next generation of policy instruments for transitioning to sustainable economies.

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Volume VI in the Critical Issues in Environmental Taxation series contains an interdisciplinary, selection of peer-reviewed papers written by international experts in the field. The volume contains nearly forty articles written by authors representing disciplines such as law, economics,accounting, taxation, environmental policy and pol...

Jacqueline Cottrell is Project Manager at Green Budget Germany. Janet Milne is Professor of Law at Vermont Law School in the United States and founder and director of the law school's Environmental Tax Policy Institute. She has taught environmental taxation since 1994 and also teaches land use law. Before joining the Vermont Law Schoo...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:984 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.1 inPublished:April 19, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Innovation, Technology, and Competitiveness1. Michael Rodi: Innovation, Technology, and the Energy Revolution2. Nils Axel Braathen: Impacts of Environmental Policy Instruments on Technological Change3. Katja Schumacher and Michael Kohlhaas: Learning-by-Doing in Wind Electricity Production-Who Learns and Why does it Matter to Differentiate? A Case Study of Germany4. Terry Barker, Sudhir Junankar, Hector Pollitt, and Philip Summerton: The Macroeconomic Effects of Unilateral Environmental Tax Reforms in Europe, 1995 to 20125. Mikael Skou Andersen and Stefan Speck: The Environmental Tax Reforms in Europe: Mitigation, Compensation, and CO2-Stabilization6. Victoria Alexeeva-Talebi: Unilateral versus Multilateral Climate Change Policy: A Quantitative Economic Analysis of Competitiveness ImplicationsImplementation Issues7. Giorgio Panella, Andrea Zatti, and Fiorenza Carraro: Green, White and Brown Certificates Working Together: The Italian Experience8. FJ de Cendra de Larragan: An Analysis of Spain's Legal Framework for the Promotion of Electricity from RES and Energy Efficiency: Positive Effects Achieved So Far and Remaining Legal, Administrative, and Structural Barriers9. Pedro M Herrera Molina, Maria Amparo Grau Ruiz, and Pablo Chico de la Camara: Towards an Environmental Tax on Motor Vehicles (a Proposal of a Community Directive and its Incidence on Spanish autonomous communities)10. Aldo Ravazzi Douvan and Claudia Cordie: Environmental Fiscal Reform in Italy: Something in the Way ...11. Jan Pavel and Leos Vitek: Administrative costs of the Czech system of environmental charges12. Sven Rudolph: The Sky is the Limit or Limits to the Sky? A Political Economy Perspective on Market-Based Environmental Policy Instruments in EU Aviation13. Michael Bocher: Explaining Policy Change: The Role of Scientific Actors and Policy Entrepreneurs in Theory and Environmental Policy Practice in Germany14. Jonathan Remy Nash: Public Choice over Efficiency: The Case of Road Traffic Management15. Shi-Ling Hsu: Psychological Barriers to Gasoline TaxationEnergy and Innovation16. Claudia Dias Soares: Discussing Climate Change Policy Instruments for Energy-Intensive Sectors in the European Union17. Carol Ni Ghiollarnath: Direct Fiscal Aid for Renewable Energy Development: A Positive Cue from the Commission?18. Rolf Iten, Helen Luckge, and Martin Peter: Energy Taxes in Europe-Lessons Learned with Relevance for Switzerland19. Janet E. Milne: From Simple Concept to Complex Reality: US Tax Incentives to Reduce Household Use of Fossil Fuels20. Rowena Cantley-Smith: Demanding More: The Role of Demand Management and Improved End-Use Efficiency in Australian Electricity Markets21. Rossella Bardazzi, Filippo Oropallo, and Maria Grazia Pazienza: . CO2 Emissions in Italy: A Micro-simulation Analysis of Environmental Taxes on Firms' Energy Demand22. Jon Strand: Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Supply for the G-7 Countries, with Emphasis on Germany23. Nathalie Chalifour and Amy Taylor: Stimulating the Use of Renewable Energy in the Canadian Residential Sector with Economic Instruments24. Hans Sprohge, Larry Kreiser, Julsuchada Sirisom, and Bill Butcher: Tax Incentives for Ocean Wave Energy Development25. Anna Mortimore: An Evaluation of the Fiscal Mechanisms Fostering Solar Energy in Australia26. Rahmat Tavallali, Paul Lee, and Bruce McClain: Ethanol as Renewable Energy: A quantitative Analysis of US Energy Policy Using Corn as an Alternative Fuel27. Hana Bruhova-Foltynova and Vojtech Maca: Successes and Failures of Bio-Fuels Promotion in the Czech RepublicLand use, planning, and conservation28. Alberto Majocchi and Andrea Zatti: Land Use, Congestion, and Urban Management29. Ignasi Puig-Ventosa: The Unsustainable Dependence of Spanish Local Treasuries on Taxes and Charges Related to Construction Activities30. Eleanor Weston Brown: Transferable Conservation Easement Tax Credits ... The Virginia Experience31. Joana Calado Araujo Prates and Joao Joanaz de Melo: Ecoterra Model-Application of Environmental Fiscal Reform in Local Government Financing in Portugal32. Hana Bruhova-Foltynova and Jan Bruha: An International Comparison of Factors Influencing Modal Split: Implications for Environmental TaxationGlobal issues33. Felix Ekardt and Andrea Schmeichel: Border Tax Adjustments, WTO Law, and Climate Protection34. Ken Piddington and Frank Scrimgeour: Carbon Emission Rights: The Key to an Optimal Regional Approach to Climate Change?35. Patricia Blazey: Fiscal and regulatory challenges of managing sinks, with a Focus on Australia36. Jacqueline Cottrell, Axel Olearius, and Stephanie Lorek: Environmental Fiscal Reform in Developing, Emerging, and Transition Economies37. Stefan Speck and Anjan Datta: Environmental Fiscal Reform-Differences and Similarities between Developed and Developing Countries, Based on a Case Study of the Current Situation in Sri Lanka38. Alexander Ross Paterson: On the Road to a Sustainable Transport Sector in South Africa: The Role of Market-Based Instruments39. Tianbao Qin: Energy Tax: How Far is it from Idea to Practice? Lessons Learned from the Experience in China