2019

If you want to protect Europe, prepare for trade war

2019-12-09 Politico, News24.fr, Der Standard, Ziarul Financiar, Europolitics

Henrik Horn, IFN, intervjuas av Politico om koldioxidskatter inom EU. Artikeln finns även återgiven på franska i news-24 fr.

“A border tariff will most likely provoke a strong reaction internationally,” said Henrik Horn, professor of international economics at Stockholm University and a fellow at the Bruegel think tank. “Just remember the aviation directive in 2008 when the EU wanted to impose a levy on flights which would lead to a form of extraterritorial taxation. The international reaction was so strong that the EU eventually gave up.”

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