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The impact of the introduction of a carbon tax for Scotland

Allan, Grant and Lecca, Patrizio and McGregor, Peter and Swales, Kim and Tamba, Marie and Winning, Matt (2012) The impact of the introduction of a carbon tax for Scotland. Fraser of Allander Economic Commentary, Special E (3). pp. 13-19. ISSN 2046-5378

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Since devolution, the Scottish Government has progressively adopted a distinctive environmental and energy policy (Allan et al, 2008). This is expressed in two forms: first through setting emissions and renewables targets that differ from those set in the rest of the UK, and second by developing specific policies within the nonreserved powers at its discretion.