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Costs and Benefits of Market-Based Instruments in Accelerating Low-Carbon Energy Transition

  • Tilak K. Doshi
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Abstract

This chapter provides a discussion on costs and benefits of market-based instruments (MBIs) in accelerating low-carbon energy transitions. MBIs are contrasted with discretionary government policies such as mandated energy efficiency standards and subsidy support for renewable energy. After providing a brief survey of existing carbon pricing schemes and trends, the chapter discusses the literature on costs and benefits of carbon pricing with a focus on Asia.

Keywords

Carbon tax Emission trading scheme (ETS) Energy transitions 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Doshi ConsultingSingaporeSingapore

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