Studies on Ecological Tax Reform 

Department(s)/ Research Infrastructure
Public Economics Energy, Transportation, Environment
Project Status
Completed Project
Project Team/Contacts at DIW Berlin

Abstract

The ecological tax reform integrates both economic incentives of environmental policy and tax reform issues. DIW Berlin participated in the policy debate since the early 90ies in Germany with several studies.


Publications

Stefan Bach: Zehn Jahre ökologische Steuerreform: Finanzpolitisch erfolgreich, klimapolitisch halbherzig. Wochenbericht des DIW Berlin Nr. 14/2009.

Michael Kohlhaas, Stefan Bach: The effect of special provisions in the framework of energy taxes on environmental effectiveness: the case of Germany. In: Critical issues in environmental taxation, ed. by Kurt Deketelaere, Vol. 4. Oxford Univ. Press, 2007, S.  359-376

Stefan Bach, Michael Kohlhaas, Bernd Meyer, Barbara Praetorius, Heinz Welsch: The effects of environmental fiscal reform in Germany: A simulation study. Energy Policy 30, 2002, pp 803-811

Stefan Bach, Christhart Bork, Michael Kohlhaas, Bernd Meyer, Barbara Praetorius, Heinz Welsch: Die ökologische Steuerreform in Deutschland. Eine modellgestützte Analyse ihrer Wirkungen auf Wirtschaft und Umwelt. Unter Mitarbeit von Viola Ehrenheim und Katja Schumacher. Physika-Verlag: Berlin, Heidelberg 2001