Environmental tax reform in developing, emerging and transition economies

Environmental tax reform in developing, emerging and transition economies

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Cottrell, Jacqueline / Kai Schlegelmilch / Matthias Runkel / Alexander Mahler
Studies 93 (2016)

Bonn: German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)

ISBN: 978-3-96021-017-7
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Annex zu Study 93

This report highlights lessons regarding impacts, costs and acceptance from the implementation of environmental tax reform (ETR) in industrialised countries that are most transferable to the developing country context. The report draws together the experience of the authors in selected developing countries in connection with these lessons learned and relates them to the more general developing country context. At the centre of the report are lessons learned relating to ETR design, taking into account trade-offs that policymakers in developing countries may have to consider between environmental effectiveness, fiscal objectives, private investment, social equity issues, and political considerations to ensure that ETR measures are politically feasible and sustainable.

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Sommer, Christoph

Economist 

Hilbrich, Sören

Economist 

Gudibande, Rohan

Economist 

Chan, Sander

Enviroment Policy 

Kuhn, Sascha

Social Psychologist 

Malerba, Daniele

Economist 

Mathis, Okka Lou

Political Scientist 

Rodríguez de Francisco, Jean Carlo

Ecological Economist 

Fuhrmann, Hanna

Economist 

Yu, Lu

Agricultural Economist 

Aleksandrova, Mariya

Climate risk governance 

Bauer, Steffen

Political scientist 

Berensmann, Kathrin

Economist 

Brandi, Clara

Economist and Political Scientist 

Iacobuta, Gabriela

Environmental Researcher 

Laudage, Sabine

Economist 

Never, Babette

Political Scientist 

Pegels, Anna

Economist 

Srigiri, Srinivasa Reddy

Agricultural Economist