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On Second-best Policing Effort against the Illegal Disposal of Recyclable Waste

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  • Mariko Onoda

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    (Doctoral Course Researcher in the Graduate School of Economics, Kwansei Gakuin University)

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    In this paper, we construct a partial equilibrium model of a product that can be manufactured by using a recycled material as well as a virgin natural resource. In particular, we consider the possibility that a household may resort to the illicit disposal of its waste, such as midnight dumping, instead of discarding it properly. Our focus is on conducting a comparative static analysis on the second-best level of the governmentfs policing effort to counter illegal disposal. More specifically, we examine how the government should adjust the effort level in response to changes in the environmental damage cost of illegal disposal and exported waste.

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    Paper provided by School of Economics, Kwansei Gakuin University in its series Discussion Paper Series with number 56.

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    Length: 21 pages
    Date of creation: May 2010
    Date of revision: May 2010
    Handle: RePEc:kgu:wpaper:56

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    Keywords: illegal waste disposal; recycling; second-best policy;

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