Canadian PBO’s expanded assessment of carbon pricing clouds potential impact on GDP

Published 23:04 on May 22, 2018  /  Last updated at 23:04 on May 22, 2018  /  Americas, Canada, Carbon Taxes  /  No Comments

The Canadian Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) released an expanded assessment on Tuesday to support its recent forecast of how a federal carbon levy will impact the country’s GDP, though the analysis appeared somewhat extreme and binary in nature and did not account for a number of realities across Canada's existing pricing patchwork.

The Canadian Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) released an expanded assessment on Tuesday to support its recent forecast of how a federal carbon levy will impact the country’s GDP, though the analysis appeared somewhat extreme and binary in nature and did not account for a number of realities across Canada’s existing pricing patchwork.

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