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Andrea Kollmann

Andrea Kollmann is an economist at the Energy Institute at the Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria.

Titles by This Editor

Economists argue that such market-based policy instruments as environmental taxes and emission trading systems are the best way to target the negative effects of pollution. Yet there is no agreement about whether the use of these instruments is sufficient, whether they are deployed efficiently, and which factors influence their effectiveness. Nor is it clear if such policies have had any significant effect on the urgent matter of climate change mitigation.