Item description for Ecotaxes on Polluting Inputs and Outputs by Raja J. Chelliah...
The use of taxesto put pressure on polluters has had mixed results internationally, according to this study ofeconomic instruments (EIs) as a meansfor cleaning up environmental-hazards. The analysis identifies severalkey considerations in structuring effective ecotaxes, including trade-offs between environmental and other goals, thesize of the tax base, distortions in prices,the possibility of phasing in the taxes, incentives for compliance, and the advisability of earmarking of funds for environmental protection. Industries in India covered in the discussion include makers of automobiles, coal, fertilizers, lead acid batteries, paper and pulp, pesticides,plastics, phosphate-based detergents, and rayon.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.82" Width: 5.75" Height: 0.87" Weight: 0.88 lbs.
Release Date Sep 1, 2007
Publisher Academic Foundation
ISBN 8171885845 ISBN13 9788171885848
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More About Raja J. Chelliah
Raja J Chelliah (1922 2009) was one of India s most respected economists, referred to as the Father of Tax Reforms by his peers. Dr Chelliah is best known for his work as Chairman of the Tax Reforms Committee between 1991 and 1993, which set out a roadmap for reducing import duties. This paved the way for liberalisation in India. A specialist in public finance and an institutional builder, Dr Chelliah founded the National Institute of Public Finance and Policy in 1976 and built it up into a full-fledged research institution in fiscal matters. He also founded the Madras School of Economics and was Professor Emeritus there. Dr Chelliah served as a Planning Commission member (1987 89) and on the Ninth Finance Commission. He also held the post of Fiscal Advisor in the Union Ministry of Finance (1993 95). He was honoured with a Padma Vibhushan in 2007.His publications include: "Towards Sustainable Growth: Essays in Fiscal and Financial Sector Reforms in India "(1996), "Ecotaxes on Polluting Inputs and Outputs "(2007), "Income Poverty and Beyond "(2002), "Reports on India s Tax Reforms "(with Vijay L. Kelkar, 2003).
Raja J. Chelliah has an academic affiliation as follows - National Institute of Public Finance and Policy, New Delhi.