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dc.contributor.authorD'ARTIGUES, Agnès
dc.contributor.authorPERCEBOIS, Jacques
dc.contributor.authorVIGNOLO, Thierry
dc.date.accessioned2007-10-24T12:53:31Z
dc.date.available2007-10-24T12:53:31Z
dc.date.issued2007
dc.identifier.issn1725-6704
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1814/7258
dc.description.abstractTime-inconsistency can arise when a government attempts to convince private sector to use a particular alternative energy (gas, green electricity...) rather than petroleum products. By introducing taxes and feed-in prices, a government would encourage firms and households to switch to an alternative energy rather than use petroleum products. However, even if a government is in favor of increasing alternative energy consumption, it can benefit from considerable financial resources resulting from petroleum product consumption. As a result of these conflicting issues, the private sector may not find the alternative energy policy credible, which prevents the government to implement a socially efficient policyen
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherEuropean University Institute
dc.relation.ispartofseriesEUI ECOen
dc.relation.ispartofseries2007/32en
dc.rightsinfo:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
dc.subjectE62en
dc.subjectQ42en
dc.subjectQ48en
dc.subjectenergy policyen
dc.subjecttime inconsistencyen
dc.subjectalternative energyen
dc.titleThe Time-Inconsistency of Alternative Energy Policyen
dc.typeWorking Paperen
dc.neeo.contributorD'ARTIGUES|Agnès|aut|
dc.neeo.contributorPERCEBOIS|Jacques|aut|
dc.neeo.contributorVIGNOLO|Thierry|aut|
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