Publikationen des Forschungsbereichs Umwelt- und Klimaökonomik

  1. ZEW Discussion Paper Nr. 02-63 // 2002

    The Empirical Assessment of Technology Differences: Comparing the Comparable

    This paper compares technologies across space and time on the basis of factual and counterfactual substitution elasticities and argues that differences in estimated substitution elasticities should be decomposed…

  2. ZEW Discussion Paper Nr. 02-30 // 2002

    In Search of a Rationale for Differentiated Environmental Taxes

    Environmental tax schemes in OECD countries often involve tax rates differentiated across industrial, commercial and household sectors. In this paper, we investigate four potentially important arguments for…

  3. ZEW Discussion Paper Nr. 02-08 // 2002

    Environmental Tax Differentiation Between Industries and Households - Implications for Efficiency and Employment

    This paper investigates the economic impacts of environmental tax reforms designed to reach given emission reduction targets for the German economy. Our focus is on the efficiency and employment implications…