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Environmental aspects (Taxation)
Journal Article
Introducing carbon taxes in South Africa

South Africa is considering introducing a carbon tax to reduce greenhouse gas emissions...

Carbon tax Income distribution Public welfare
Working Paper
The Economic Implications of Introducing Carbon Taxes in South Africa

South Africa is considering introducing carbon taxes to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. We evaluate potential impacts using a dynamic economy-wide model linked to an energy sector model...

Income distribution Public welfare Environmental aspects (Taxation)
Introducing Carbon Taxes in South Africa

James Thurlow South Africa is one of the largest greenhouse gas (GHG) emitters. In 2007 it ranked 13th amongst all countries in terms of its overall emissions from burning fossil fuels, and its per capita emissions were twice the global average...

Environmental aspects (Commercial policy) Economic aspects (Natural resources) Environmental aspects (Taxation)
Working Paper
Measuring the Carbon Content of the South African Economy

We estimate the carbon intensity of industries, products, and households in South Africa. Direct and indirect carbon usage is measured using multiplier methods that capture inter-industry linkages and multi-product supply chains...

Environmental aspects (Commercial policy) Environmental policy Economic aspects (Natural resources)
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