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Induced Technical Change and the Cost of Climate Policy

This paper provides an economic analysis of a specific climate change policy: a carbon tax. The analysis attempts to gauge the potential for a carbon tax to create an incentive for research and development, and subsequently lower the cost of technologies responding to climate change.

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Description This paper provides an economic analysis of a specific climate change policy: a carbon tax. The analysis attempts to gauge the potential for a carbon tax to create an incentive for research and development, and subsequently lower the cost of technologies responding to climate change.
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Date Issued 2003-08-09
Subject
Source Massachusetts Institute of Technology/Laboratory for Energy and the Environment
Selector Conlin
Date Of Record Creation 2004-04-08 13:21:21
Date Last Modified 2008-08-27 16:10:01
Creator Sue Wing, Ian
Language EN
Date Record Checked: 2004-04-08 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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