/ (pɪˈɡuːvɪən) /
a tax levied to counter an economic negative externality, for example taxing producers of industrial pollution in order to encourage pollution control
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Word Origin for Pigouvian tax
C20: named after Arthur Pigou (1877-1959), English economist
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