Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Philip Daniel , Alan Krupnick , Thornton Matheson , Peter Mullins , Ian Parry , and Artur Swistak
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 16 November 2017
Keywords: shale gas; environmental risks; corrective taxes; liability; fiscal regime design; simulated projects; marginal effective tax rates, shale gas, environmental risks, corrective taxes, liability, fiscal regime design, simulated projects, marginal effective tax rates, Government Policy, Environmental Economics: Government Policy
This paper suggests that the environmental and commercial features of shale gas extraction do not warrant a significantly different fiscal regime than recommended for conventional gas. Fiscal policies may have a ro...