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Costo-Efectividad de Instrumentos Económicos para el control de la Contaminación. El Caso del Uso de Leña

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  • Carlos Chávez
  • Walter Gómez
  • Sandra Briceño

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We explore the cost-effectiveness of economic incentives to induce changes in wood consumption in urban areas. We consider the case of Temuco and Padre Las Casas in southern Chile. Three incentives schemes are considered: subsidy to the demand of dry wood

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  • Carlos Chávez & Walter Gómez & Sandra Briceño, 2009. "Costo-Efectividad de Instrumentos Económicos para el control de la Contaminación. El Caso del Uso de Leña," Latin American Journal of Economics-formerly Cuadernos de Economía, Instituto de Economía. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile., vol. 46(134), pages 197-224.
  • Handle: RePEc:ioe:cuadec:v:46:y:2009:i:134:p:197-224
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    Política ambiental; costo-efectividad; incentivos económicos; contaminación urbana;

    JEL classification:

    • Q28 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Renewable Resources and Conservation - - - Government Policy
    • Q21 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Renewable Resources and Conservation - - - Demand and Supply; Prices
    • H31 - Public Economics - - Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents - - - Household

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