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Ecological Tax: an Essential Weapon in Macro-Ecological Economics

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DOI: 10.23977/pree.2020.010101 | Downloads: 26 | Views: 2006


Yifei Lei 1


1 The University of Edinburgh, UK

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Yifei Lei


The 2008 economic crisis influences mainstream economics, people begin to reflect on the current economic development model. As an indispensable tool in ecological policy, ecological tax plays an essential role in macro-ecological economics. This paper focuses on the double dividend hypothesis of ecological tax. The study introduces the green dividend of ecological tax, and discusses the blue dividend of eco-tax. The last part is a critical reflection on green taxes.


Ecological tax; Green dividend; Blue dividend


Yifei Lei. Ecological Tax: an Essential Weapon in Macro-Ecological Economics. Population, Resources & Environmental Economics (2020) 1: 1-7. DOI:


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