Environmental Policy and Capital Movements: The Role of Government Commitment

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Marsiliani, Laura; Renström, Thomas I.;
(2002)
  • Publisher: Milano: Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM)
  • Subject: human capital | Kleine offene Volkswirtschaft | F20 | H21 | time consistency | H23 | political economy | capital movements; environmental policy; human capital; income inequality; politico-economic equilibrium; time-inconsistent fiscal policy | Steuerpolitik | Umweltpolitik | Environmental policy, international capital movements, time consistency, inequality, political economy, human capital | inequality | Kapitalmobilität | Environmental policy | international capital movements | Einkommensverteilung | Theorie
    • jel: jel:F20 | jel:H21 | jel:H23
      ddc: ddc:330

This paper explores the relationship between environmental protection and international capital movements, when tax policy is endogenous (through voting). A two-period general equilibrium model of a small open economy is specified to compare the effects of two different... View more
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