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Coûts et bénéfices sociaux d'une amélioration de la gestion des déchets ménagers. Une évaluation contingente


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  • François Bonnieux
  • Brigitte Desaigues
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    The aim of this study is to understand households? behaviour regarding waste management. A contingent valuation survey was applied to 403 persons in Paris and Villeparisis. The mean willingness to pay for an improvement of the present situation is 240 francs. 75% of the sample prefer the less polluting incinerator, even if it is the most expansive solution. Moreover 40% of the sample refusing any tax increase, accept to pay when a precise and complete information is given. Classification JEL : Q2.

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    Article provided by Armand Colin in its journal Revue d’Économie Régionale & Urbaine.

    Volume (Year): juillet (2002)
    Issue (Month): 3 ()
    Pages: 471-486

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    Handle: RePEc:cai:rerarc:reru_023_0471

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    Keywords: municipal waste management; incineration; contingent valuation;

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