Energy Policies in the European Union Germany’s Ecological Tax Reform

Global warming is a serious threat to the stability of world climate and to economic prosperity in some regions. The book offers a theoretical analysis which focuses on double dividend issues. Moreover, the ecological tax reform in Germany and the options of modern energy policy are described and ev...

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Main Authors: Welfens, Paul J. J., Meyer, Bernd (Author), Pfaffenberger, Wolfgang (Author), Jasinski, Piotr (Author)
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2001, 2001
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Global warming is a serious threat to the stability of world climate and to economic prosperity in some regions. The book offers a theoretical analysis which focuses on double dividend issues. Moreover, the ecological tax reform in Germany and the options of modern energy policy are described and evaluated. The volume presents innovative model simulations and analyzes, in the context of the model, the benefits of a modified tax reform, based on a Schumpeterian approach. Finally, implications for the European Union and other countries are discussed
Physical Description:VIII, 142 p online resource
ISBN:9783662043943