Mikael Skou Andersen

Environmental Fiscal Challenges for Cities and Transport

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  • Marta Villar Ezcurra, CEU San Pablo University, Spain
  • Janet E. Milne, Vermont Law School, United States
  • Hope Ashiabor, Macquarie University, Faculty of Business and Economics, Australia
  • Mikael Skou Andersen (Editor)
As populations become increasingly concentrated in urban centres and mega cities, while demands on transportation continue to grow, the question of how to mitigate the environmental footprint of these trends is ever more pressing. This book demonstrates the potentially significant role of environmental taxation and other market-based instruments in meeting these challenges. Providing global insights, the book features international contributions from specialists in economics, law, technology, political economy and policy analysis. Studying environmental pricing policies in the context of urban sustainability and transportation, the contributing scholars identify cross-cutting issues to demonstrate how the use and evaluation of policy instruments can be improved. In addition to addressing the pervasive environmental impact of cities and transportation, novel case studies illustrate how the digital economy, as well as increasing globalization, necessitate a more sustainable approach in which environmental fiscal solutions could play a vital role. https://www.e-elgar.com/shop/environmental-fiscal-challenges-for-cities-and-transport
Original languageEnglish
PublisherEdward Elgar Publishing
Number of pages304
ISBN (Print)978 1 78990 417 8
Publication statusPublished - 2019
SeriesCritical issues in environmental taxation

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