Comparative assessment of external costs and pollution taxes in Baltic States, Czech Republic and Slovakia

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dc.contributor.author Štreimikienė, Dalia
dc.contributor.author Ališauskaitė-Šeškienė, Ilona
dc.contributor.other Ekonomická fakulta cs
dc.date.accessioned 2016-12-05
dc.date.available 2016-12-05
dc.date.issued 2016-12-05
dc.identifier.issn 1212-3609
dc.identifier.uri https://dspace.tul.cz/handle/15240/19265
dc.description.abstract External costs are the main market failure. Pollution taxes and other flexible market instruments are applied to internalise external costs of atmospheric emissions. Subsidies to renewable energy technologies in the form of Feed-in prices are also applied to internalize positive external benefits associated with use of renewable energy sources for energy generation as these technologies have lower life-cycle emissions of classical pollutants and GHG emissions in comparison with fossil fuel based energy generation technologies. The paper reviews and compares external costs of atmospheric pollution and pollution taxes in Baltic States, Czech Republic and Slovakia and assesses the level of internalization of external costs and their impact on atmospheric emissions of classical pollutants in these countries. The literature review allows generalizing results of external costs assessment and their internalization issues. The paper analyses and compares external costs of atmospheric pollution in Baltic States, Czech Republic and Slovakia together with atmospheric pollution taxes and other policy measures used to internalise external costs of atmospheric pollution in Baltic States and Czech Republic and Slovakia. The analysis of trends of atmospheric pollution by classical pollutants in Baltic States and Czech Republic and Slovakia is provided and policy recommendations based on the main findings of analysis conducted were developed. en
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dc.publisher Technická Univerzita v Liberci cs
dc.publisher Technical university of Liberec, Czech Republic en
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dc.rights CC BY-NC
dc.subject external costs en
dc.subject atmospheric emissions en
dc.subject environmental taxes en
dc.subject Baltic states en
dc.subject Czech Republic en
dc.subject Slovakia en
dc.subject.classification M12
dc.subject.classification M53
dc.title Comparative assessment of external costs and pollution taxes in Baltic States, Czech Republic and Slovakia en
dc.type Article en
dc.publisher.abbreviation TUL
dc.relation.isrefereed true
dc.identifier.doi 10.15240/tul/001/2016-4-001
dc.identifier.eissn 2336-5604
local.relation.volume 19
local.relation.issue 4
local.relation.abbreviation E&M en
local.relation.abbreviation E+M cs
local.faculty Faculty of Economics
local.citation.spage 4
local.citation.epage 18
local.access open
local.fulltext yes


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