EconPapers    
Economics at your fingertips  
 

Resource rents: The effects of energy taxes and quantity instruments for climate protection

Klaus Eisenack (), Ottmar Edenhofer () and Matthias Kalkuhl

Energy Policy, 2012, vol. 48, issue C, 159-166

Abstract: Carbon dioxide emissions correspond to fossil resource use. When considering this supply side of climate protection, crucial questions come to fore. It seems likely that owners of fossil resources would object to emission reductions. Moreover, policy instruments such as taxes may not be effective at all: it seems individually rational to leave no fossil resources unused. In this context, it can be expected that economic sectors will react strategically to climate policy, aiming at a re-distribution of rents.

Keywords: Resource extraction; Supply side; Rent-seeking (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2012
References: View references in EconPapers View complete reference list from CitEc
Citations: View citations in EconPapers (9) Track citations by RSS feed

Downloads: (external link)
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301421512003953
Full text for ScienceDirect subscribers only

Related works:
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.

Export reference: BibTeX RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan) HTML/Text

Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:eee:enepol:v:48:y:2012:i:c:p:159-166

DOI: 10.1016/j.enpol.2012.05.001

Access Statistics for this article

Energy Policy is currently edited by N. France

More articles in Energy Policy from Elsevier
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Dana Niculescu ().

 
Page updated 2020-04-03
Handle: RePEc:eee:enepol:v:48:y:2012:i:c:p:159-166