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a tax levied on any market activity that generates negative externalities

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pigouvian tax
pigovian tax

The neoclassical logic behind carbon pricing seeks to make companies factor the cost of pollution into their budgets. It's what's known as a Pigouvian Tax, and whether it actually succeeds in curbing emissions is secondary to whether it breeds efficiency.

—p.111 The Eco-Right’s One Simple Trick (111) by Kate Aronoff
6 years, 8 months ago