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Green fiscal policies: An armoury of instruments to recover growth sustainably
No.5

Green fiscal policies: An armoury of instruments to recover growth sustainably

The present study seeks to explore how fiscal policies can employed to deliver both socioeconomic and environmental dividends with a focus on Brazil as a case study. In the current context where the global economy in general and Brazil’s economy in particular are struggling to reinvigorate, whereas disregarding environmental concerns is a hazard for long-term economic development itself, the focus is thus on reviewing the recent literature that seeks to reconcile a stronger economic and social performance based on fiscal instruments that foster sustainable investments. An overview of the theoretical a conceptual literature on green fiscal policies is presented, and...

  • Gramkow, Camila
April 2020
LC/BRS/TS.2019/7
56 p.