Assessment of the required changes of Russian ecological taxes

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Abstract

Russia is one of the most polluting countries in the world and environmental problem is very important in this country. The forecast of atmospheric emissions was conducted according to various economic development scenarios in Russia using dynamic input-output model. The optimistic scenario is realized under hypothesis about oil prices increase and real ruble exchange rate strengthening beginning of the end of 2015, the revival of investment processes, the successful policy of import substitution, and the competent using of instruments of monetary and fiscal policy. The pessimistic scenario is implemented under assumption of negative economic tendency prolongation of the 2014. Future increase of environmental pressure will be expected in optimistic scenario. The improvement of pollution taxes mechanism as a way of government ecological policy is discussed in the article.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)611-616
Number of pages6
JournalInternational Journal of Energy Economics and Policy
Volume6
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2016

Keywords

  • Environmental pollution
  • Forecast of emission
  • Input-output model
  • Pollution taxes

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