Fiscal Interactions and the Costs of Controlling Pollution from Electricity

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Parry, Ian;
  • Subject: electricity generation, pollution control, fiscal interactions, price regulation, multiple technology
    • jel: jel:Q28 | jel:H21 | jel:L94 | jel:H23

This paper quantifies the costs of controlling SO2, carbon, and NOx emissions from power generation, accounting for interactions between environmental policies and the broader fiscal system. We distinguish a dirty technology (coal) that satisfies baseload demand and a c... View more
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