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Optimal taxation of car ownership, car use and public transport: Insights derived from a discrete choice numerical optimization model

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  • De Borger, Bruno & Mayeres, Inge, 2007. "Optimal taxation of car ownership, car use and public transport: Insights derived from a discrete choice numerical optimization model," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 51(5), pages 1177-1204, July.
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