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Climate Policy Intervention

Climate Policy Intervention

Amit Kara

30 years: Macroeconomist

In this video, Amit Kara talks about the need for government intervention to tackle the climate change crisis. He explains about market failure, externalities and the case for governments to intervene through Pigouvian taxes such as carbon tax and new regulation.

In this video, Amit Kara talks about the need for government intervention to tackle the climate change crisis. He explains about market failure, externalities and the case for governments to intervene through Pigouvian taxes such as carbon tax and new regulation.

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Climate Policy Intervention

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Overview

Climate change is an example of market failure, and policy intervention is evident in order to achieve socially optimal levels. This can be achieved through a variety of methods such as a carbon tax, new standards and regulations, or the increased role of financial markets.

Key learning objectives:

  • Understand what is market failure

  • Understand what are the two important market failures related to greenhouse gas emissions

  • Understand how policy intervention can support transition to low carbon economy

  • Outline how can the financial market play a role in intervention

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Amit Kara

Amit Kara

Amit is Associate Research Director for Global Macroeconomic Analysis at NIESR. He is a macroeconomist with experience in central banking, investment banking, commercial banking and corporate credit rating. He has most recently worked at HSBC where he helped design the forward economic guidance input for IFRS 9. Amit is currently working on two substantial research projects related to the macroeconomic impact of climate change.

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