A Comparative History of Motor Fuels Taxation, 1909–2009: by Carl-Henry Geschwind

By Carl-Henry Geschwind

Slowing down worldwide warming is among the most important difficulties dealing with the world’s policymakers this present day. One favourite answer is to control carbon intake via taxation, together with the taxation of fuel. but fuel tax degrees are a lot reduce within the usa than in different places. Why is that this so, and what does it let us know in regards to the customers for taxing carbon the following? A Comparative background of Motor Fuels Taxation, 1909–2009: Why fuel is affordable and Petrol Is Dear examines those questions via tracing the evolution of fuel tax regulations within the usa, Germany, the uk, and New Zealand because the early 20th century. within the strategy, it highlights the an important position performed via economic crises.

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