Carbon Taxation Policy Case Studies

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Carbon taxation stands out as one of the main policy options that can be utilized in the struggle against climate change. The policy instrument has been employed in several countries over a long period of time while other countries have recently decided to adopt a carbon tax. In this EDAM paper, Research Assistant Gökşin Bavbek provides an overview of 9 different cases where a carbon tax scheme has been employed. The experience of other countries can hopefully important insights for Turkey, a country that should consider different policy alternatives in fulfilling its responsibilities in the global climate change mitigation effort.

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