Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Ian Parry , and Jon Strand
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 July 2011
Keywords: gasoline tax, diesel tax, externalities, optimal tax, welfare gains, road, fuel economy, trucks, fuel tax, Energy: Government Policy,
Gasoline and diesel fuel are heavily taxed in many developed and some emerging and developing countries. Outside of the United States and Europe, however, there has been little attempt to quantify the external cost...