March 16, 2021 | Documents

Saving the world from your couch:
The heterogeneous medium-run benefits of COVID-19 lockdowns on air pollution

E4S researchers and co-authors estimate the medium-run impact of a battery of COVID- 19 related lockdown measures on air quality across 162 countries. They find that domestic and international lockdown measures overall led to a substantial persistent decline in air pollution.

October 26, 2020 | Documents

25 years of VAT! And tomorrow: A Green VAT? The use of VAT as a climate tool

This article examines the extent to which VAT could be used as a tax incentive in the context of the fight against global warming.

March 12, 2020 | Documents

Policy brief: air ticket tax

Introducing an Airline Ticket Tax in Switzerland: Estimated Effects on Demand