Barthel, Jens (2007): Environmental policy in dynamic models with pollution by consumers: The greening and blackening of preferences.
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The paper discusses questions resulting from a study of the interaction of a change of preferences and environmental policy. In a model with pollution as a side effect of consumption environmental policy is introduced in the form of a consumption tax with or without a subsidy on eco-friendly investments. In simulations we observe the dynamic behavior of models before and after sudden changes of exogenous variables. These shocks are jumps in the preference structure of individuals towards more environmental-friendly or consumption-friendly attitudes. Additionally we examine the effect of a lagged reaction of the policy agents.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Environmental policy in dynamic models with pollution by consumers: The greening and blackening of preferences|
|Keywords:||Environmental Policy Instruments;Preference Change|
|Subjects:||C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C6 - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling > C61 - Optimization Techniques; Programming Models; Dynamic Analysis
H - Public Economics > H2 - Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue > H23 - Externalities; Redistributive Effects; Environmental Taxes and Subsidies
Q - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics > Q5 - Environmental Economics > Q58 - Government Policy
|Depositing User:||Jens Barthel|
|Date Deposited:||11. Apr 2008 14:23|
|Last Modified:||13. Feb 2013 05:22|
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