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GEAS Open Colloquium Hiroaki Yamagami (Seikei University)

May 28, 2018 | 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Redistribution of Emission Tax Revenue between Firms and Households: Theoretical Perspectives

The lecture focuses on simple political games of instrument choice in order to achieve given emission targets. By setting two models, the presentation examines the optimal policy, the conditions for the industry lobby, and the effects of political intervention in respect to the citizen. Furthermore, the lecture shows policy implications in the presence of politically interested economic actors.

Hiroaki Yamagami is an associate professor of Seikei University and joined GEAS as Visiting Professor for the period of September 2017 to August. 2018. His research interests are mainly on environmental economics from a theoretical point of view. His recent work addresses topics such as patent policy, carbon taxes and the revenue use of carbon taxes. He received his Ph.D. in economics from the University Paris 1.

Time & Location

May 28, 2018 | 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Room K.18
Graduate School of East Asian Studies
Hittorfstr. 18
14195 Berlin