Germany's Ecological Tax Reform
142 Seiten, Gebunden, HC runder Rücken kaschiert, Format (B × H): 160 mm x 241 mm, Gewicht: 418 g
Verlag: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Welfens / Meyer / Jungmittag Energy Policies in the European UnionGlobal warming is a serious threat to the stability of world climate and to economic prosperity in some regions. The book offers a theoretical analysis which focuses on double dividend issues. Moreover, the ecological tax reform in Germany and the options of modern energy policy are described and evaluated. The volume presents innovative model simulations and analyzes, in the context of the model, the benefits of a modified tax reform, based on a Schumpeterian approach. Finally, implications for the European Union and other countries are discussed.
Weitere Infos & Material
Executive Summary.- 1. Energy Policy as a Strategic Element of Economic Policy in Dynamic Open Economies.- 2. Phasing out Nuclear Energy and Core Elements of Sustainable Energy Strategy.- 3. Ecological Tax Reform: Theory, Modified Double Dividend and International Aspects.- 4. The Policy Framework in Europe and Germany.- 5. Optimal Ecological Tax Reform: Options and Recommendations for an EU-Action Plan.- 6. Conclusions.- List of Tables.- List of Figures.