Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z

Pigouvian tax

a tax levied to counter an economic negative externality, for example taxing producers of industrial pollution in order to encourage pollution control


Read Also:

  • Pig-out

    [pig-out] /ˈpɪgˌaʊt/ noun, Slang. 1. an instance of overindulging in eating; food binge. noun A gluttonous occasion: Thanksgiving was a total pig-out (1979+ Teenagers)

  • Pignut

    [pig-nuht] /ˈpɪgˌnʌt/ noun 1. the of the brown hickory, Carya glabra, of North America. 2. the tree itself. 3. the tuber of a European plant, Conopodium denudatum. /ˈpɪɡˌnʌt/ noun 1. Also called hognut 2. another name for earthnut

  • Piliform

    [pil-uh-fawrm] /ˈpɪl əˌfɔrm/ adjective 1. having the form of a hair; resembling hair. /ˈpɪlɪˌfɔːm/ adjective 1. (botany) resembling a long hair piliform pi·li·form (pī’lə-fôrm’, pĭl’ə-) adj. Having the form of a hair.

  • Pilikia

    [pee-lee-kee-ah] /ˌpi liˈki ɑ/ noun, Hawaiian. 1. .

Disclaimer: Pigouvian tax definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.