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International Tax and Public Finance

, Volume 6, Issue 3, pp 421–443 | Cite as

Green Tax Reforms and the Double Dividend: an Updated Reader's Guide

  • A. Lans Bovenberg
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Abstract

This paper draws on the literature on the double dividend to explore whether an environmental tax reform yields not only a cleaner environment but also non-environmental benefits. In doing so, it investigates how environmental tax reforms impact welfare, the distribution of income, and employment. Also the political economy of environmental taxation is discussed.

environmental taxes double dividend employment distribution 

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  • A. Lans Bovenberg
    • 1
  1. 1.Tilburg UniversityTilburg

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