Section 5
Chapter 4,371

Trading taxes vs. paying taxes to value and finance public environmental goods

Bergstrom, J.C.; Boyle, K.J.; Yabe, M.

Environmental and Resource Economics 28(4): 533-549


ISSN/ISBN: 0924-6460
DOI: 10.1023/b:eare.0000036779.58923.02
Accession: 004370421

The potential sensitivity of environmental resource valuation to payment vehicles is of interest to researchers and decision-makers involved in estimating and applying these numbers. A conceptual model is developed which provides insight into how the different payment vehicles of a special tax and a tax reallocation affects the willingness to pay (WTP) for environmental goods.

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