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The Design and Implementation of US Climate Policy$
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Don Fullerton and Catherine Wolfram

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780226269146

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: September 2013

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226921983.001.0001

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Carbon Prices and Automobile Greenhouse Gas Emissions The Extensive and Intensive Margins

Carbon Prices and Automobile Greenhouse Gas Emissions The Extensive and Intensive Margins

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(p.287) 18 Carbon Prices and Automobile Greenhouse Gas Emissions The Extensive and Intensive Margins
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The Design and Implementation of US Climate Policy
Author(s):

Christopher R. Knittel

Ryan Sandler

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University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226921983.003.0019

This chapter focuses on reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the transportation sector, analyzing how carbon pricing through either a cap-and-trade system or carbon tax might affect greenhouse gas emissions, and examining how consumers have responded to recent changes in gas prices by looking at scrappage decisions and vehicle miles traveled.

Keywords:   greenhouse gas emissions, transportation sector, carbon pricing, carbon tax, gas prices, scrappage decisions

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