Sam Meng

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Xianming Meng
Journal article

The Environmental and Economic Impact of the Carbon Tax in Australia

To fulfil its emission reduction target pledged in the Copenhagen accord, the Australian Government has determined to introduce a carbon tax from July 1st 2012. This paper simulates the effects on the environment and on the economy of a carbon tax of A$23 per tonne...
Working paper

How to build an economy free of recession: a new theory rising from the ashes of both Keynesian and Neoclassical economics

The paper calls for a thorough revision of the patent laws aiming at balancing the high risk of innovation investment with a high return, and the formation of a functional patent market, channelling funds automatically into innovation activities
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Border adjustments under unilateral carbon pricing: the case of Australian carbon tax

In the absence of a global agreement to reduce emissions, Australia has adopted a carbon taxunilaterally to curb its own emissions.
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The Australian energy production facing carbon pricing

Energy production is vital to the Australian economy, but the carbon tax policy introduced in July 2012 triggered substantial fear in the energy sectors.
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A dynamic evaluation of the impacts of an Emissions Trading Scheme on the Australian economy and emissions levels

Using an environmentally extended MONASH model and a database containing detailed energy sectors, this paper evaluates the effects of an ETS in Australia.
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