Revenue-neutral carbon tax in Australia

Humphreys, J. (2007), Exploring a Carbon Tax for Australia, CIS Policy Monograph 80, Centre for Independent Studies, Sydney.

As Australia seems to be heading towards a carbon trading scheme, this paper explains why that would be the worst of all possible outcomes, and considers the possibility of a revenue-natural carbon tax as a less-bad alternative.

Author: John Humphreys

Chief Economist at The Australian Taxpayers Alliance, Sessional Lecturer at the University of Queensland, and National President of the Liberal Democrats.

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