Designing Carbon Taxation Schemes for Automobiles: A Simulation Exercise for Germany

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Adamou, Adamos; Clerides, Sofronis; Zachariadis, Theodoros;
(2012)
  • Publisher: Milano: Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM)
  • Subject: Q5 | Feebates | Deutschland | carbon taxation; CO2 emissions; feebates; German automobile market | Carbon Taxation | CO2 emissions, German automobile market, feebates, carbon taxation | Q53 | CO2 emissions | Umweltpolitik | Kraftfahrzeugmarkt | Q58 | German Automobile Market | Kohlendioxid | Ökosteuer | Wohlfahrtsanalyse
    • jel: jel:L92 | jel:Q5 | jel:Q58 | jel:Q53 | jel:Q52
      ddc: ddc:330

Vehicle taxation based on CO2 emissions is increasingly being adopted worldwide in order to shift consumer purchases to low-carbon cars, yet little is known about the effectiveness and overall economic impact of these schemes. We focus on feebate schemes, which impose a... View more
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