Title: Effizienz und politische Durchsetzbarkeit : die Verwendung der Einnahmen einer C02-Abgabe in der Schweiz
Authors : Schleiniger, Reto
Felder, Stefan
Published in : Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Volkswirtschaft und Statistik
Volume(Issue) : 134
Issue : 3
Pages : 355
Pages to: 367
Publisher / Ed. Institution : Peter Lang
Issue Date: 1998
License (according to publishing contract) : Licence according to publishing contract
Type of review: Peer review (publication)
Language : German
Subjects : Effizienz; Verwendung; Einnahmen; CO2 Abgabe
Subject (DDC) : 330: Economics
333.7: Land, recreational areas and energy
Abstract: In this contribution we propose to use revenues from environmental taxes within each sector to reduce wage taxes. Such a recycling scheme enhances the political feasibility of environmental taxes since no inter-sectoral transfers take place. Furthermore, we show that this proposal will lessen the distortion of efficiency in production compared to a sectoral differentiation of energy taxes. This result holds provided the cost share for energy in all sectors is smaller than for labor.
Departement: School of Management and Law
Organisational Unit: Center for Energy and Environment (CEE)
Publication type: Article in scientific journal
ISSN: 0303-9692
2235-6282
URI: https://digitalcollection.zhaw.ch/handle/11475/15926
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