Distributional Impacts of Carbon Pricing


Distributional impacts of carbon pricing: A general equilibrium approach with micro data for households / Gilbert E. Metcalf, Sebastian Rausch, John Reilly, VoxEU.org, 10/06/2011 http://www.voxeu.org/index.php?q=node/6629 Many policy proposals to limit greenhouse-gas emissions revolve around efforts to tax carbon emissions. But many studies point out that such energy taxes are regressive. This column models the distributional impacts of carbon pricing on over 15,000 US households, ch…

Environmental and Resource Economics