Evaluation of a Swiss carbon tax with the Computable General Equilibrium Model GEMINI-E3

This report computes the magnitudes of carbon taxes that would be needed to meet strong CO2 emissions reductions targets in Switzerland by 2020 and 2050. It also assesses the economic impacts of meeting those targets through carbon taxes. The analysis is based on the multi-sectoral and multi-regional, computable general equilibrium (model of the world economy GEMINI-E3 which includes a representation of the Swiss economy.

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