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The Use of Economic Instruments in Nordic Environmental Policy 2006–2009
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Abstract [en]

The Nordic Council of Ministers publishes regular overview reports on the use of economic instruments in Nordic environmental policy. In this report, Part I presents an overview of the use of economic instruments with the main focus on changes during the years 2006 - 2009. Part II gives a brief overview of mixes of policy instruments (also other than economic instruments) and presents two case studies. There are generally few changes in the use of economic instruments since 2006, except for the introduction of the emissions trading system, EU ETS, and changes in vehicle registration tax systems to become more based on specific fuel use or CO2 emissions. In general, the tax systems could be made more effective and efficient by treating different sectors and fuels more equally.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Copenhagen: Nordic Council of Ministers , 2009. , 189 p.
TemaNord, ISSN 0908-6692 ; 2009:578
Keyword [fi]
kansantalous ja valtion talousarvio, ilmasto, ympäristö, energia, liikenne, julkinen talous
Keyword [da]
Samfundsøkonomi og statsbudget, Klima, Miljø, Energi, Transport, Offentlige finanser
Keyword [is]
Þjóðhagfræði og fjárlög ríkisins, Loftslag, Umhverfi, Orka, Samgöngur, Opinber fjármögnun
Keyword [no]
Samfunnsøkonomi og statsbudsjett, Klima, Miljø, Energi, Transport, Offentlige finanser
Research subject
Economy and national budget; Climate; Environment; Energy; Transport; Public finance
URN: urn:nbn:se:norden:org:diva-1815DOI: 10.6027/TN2009-578ISBN: 978-92-893-1940-9 (print)OAI: diva2:702159
Available from: 2014-03-04 Created: 2014-03-04 Last updated: 2014-09-04

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