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How tax policy is shaping environmental goals


Project Description

This qualitative project will look at the growth in environmental taxation and analyse the way in which different forms of environmental tax policy can shape the environmental space. It will also consider how the differing approaches in the UK devolved nations are affecting the environmental debates. For instance landfill taxes have different systems, rules and approaches in both Scotland and Wales compared to England and Northern Ireland. The project will specifically look at understanding the practice of regulating environmental taxation.

Funding Notes

Scholarships are available to candidates of the highest academic calibre who wish to conduct doctoral level study on one of the research topics advertised. A full scholarship is equivalent to an ESRC studentship and covers Home/EU fees (£4,380) plus a living allowance (stipend) of £15,285 per annum for three years, subject to satisfactory progress. For applicants outside the EU, a full scholarship normally equates to £19,655 covering full fees and providing a contribution towards living expenses.

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