Environmental Taxes and Fiscal Reform

  • Laura Castellucci
  • Anil Markandya

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
  2. Environmental Taxes and Fiscal Reform

    1. Laura Castellucci, Anil Markandya
      Pages 1-5
  3. General Issues

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 7-7
    2. Milan Ščasný, Vojtěch Máca
      Pages 57-89
  4. Distributional Issues

  5. Carbon Taxation

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 269-273

About this book


A review of the literature on environmental taxes, focusing on European experiences, and analysing how such taxes can contribute to green causes as well as reducing the tax burden from "ordinary" taxation. The authors examine the potential 'double dividend' from tax reform for helping the environment, reducing unemployment and encouraging growth.


Climate Policy environment growth income distribution tax reform taxation unemployment

Editors and affiliations

  • Laura Castellucci
    • 1
  • Anil Markandya
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Rome ‘Tor Vergata’RomeItaly
  2. 2.Basque Centre for Climate ChangeBilbaoSpain

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230392403
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2012
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Economics & Finance Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-35193-0
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-39240-3
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