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Alternative policies for solid waste management


  • Percoco Marco


Because of the recent dramatic increase in waste production, solid waste management and control have become one of the central issues in environmental policy. In this paper we review alternative fiscal instruments to control the production of residuals by using the benchmark given by the social optimum. Finnally, we apply the model to theoretically evaluate the TARI.

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  • Percoco Marco, 2004. "Alternative policies for solid waste management," Politica economica, Società editrice il Mulino, issue 2, pages 255-270.
  • Handle: RePEc:mul:je8794:doi:10.1429/14108:y:2004:i:2:p:255-270

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