Empirical evidence on the effectiveness of environmental taxes

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Abstract

The aim of this study is to determine whether environmental taxes affect levels of pollution and energy consumption. Using a panel of European Union (EU) members and Norway, there is a significant negative relationship between environmental taxes and pollution, but no relationship between environmental taxes and energy consumption.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1817-1820
Number of pages4
JournalApplied Economics Letters
Volume19
Issue number18
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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