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Policy Simulations in the European Union : Routledge New International Studies in Economic Modelling , No 4 - Amedeo Fossati

Policy Simulations in the European Union

Routledge New International Studies in Economic Modelling , No 4

By: Amedeo Fossati (Editor), John Hutton (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 19th February 1998
ISBN: 9780415153355
Number Of Pages: 303

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The papers in this much-needed collection employ Applied General Equilibrium methodology to address a wide variety of concerns within the European Union. Contributors examine five main policy areas:
* international market integration
* policy simulations with alternative treatments of factor markets
* policies for carbon dioxide abatement
* competitiveness and convergence
* VAT and income tax reform.

List of figuresp. viii
List of tablesp. x
List of contributorsp. xiv
Prefacep. xvii
Acknowledgementp. xxiv
International market integrationp. 1
A general equilibrium analysis of Mediterranean economic integration: the case of Italy and Algeriap. 3
Chilean accession to the Nafta: general equilibrium estimatesp. 24
Resource allocation effects of the 1992 CAP reform on the Greek economyp. 37
Policy simulations with alternative treatments of factor marketsp. 57
The labour market effects of VAT harmonisation in a multicountry AGE modelp. 59
Wage curves and capital mobility in a general equilibrium model of Italyp. 79
Development and application of an AGE model with a variable populationp. 99
Policies for carbon dioxide abatementp. 123
Intra- and intergenerational effects of global carbon limits: a five region analysisp. 125
Unilateral taxation of international environmental externalities and sectoral exemptionsp. 140
Modelling the effects of energy market distortions on the costs of carbon abatement: computable general equilibrium and partial equilibrium assessmentp. 156
Efficiency and distributional effects of ecotaxes in a CGE model for Italyp. 174
Competitiveness and convergencep. 191
The consequences of technological innovation on employment in the European Union using an AGE approachp. 193
The effect of deficit in a multicountry model with perfect mobility of capitalp. 212
VAT and income tax reformp. 233
German income tax reforms: separating efficiency from redistributionp. 235
Are destination and origin principles equivalent? A quantitative evaluation for the European Unionp. 264
Welfare effects of VAT rate harmonisation in the European Unionp. 281
Indexp. 299
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ISBN: 9780415153355
ISBN-10: 0415153352
Series: Routledge New International Studies in Economic Modelling , No 4
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 303
Published: 19th February 1998
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.88  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.69
Edition Number: 1