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Restricción vehicular y regulación ambiental: el programa “Pico y Placa” en Medellín

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  • David Tobón Orozco
  • Carlos Andrés Vasco Correa
  • Blanca Gómez Olivo

This draft discusses the main instruments to mitigate environmental externalities, considering both the traditional goals of efficiency and equity and restrictions on information and technical and political feasibility. It is analyzed the program "Pico y Placa" in Medellín, a restricting vehicular mobility on the type of command and control, its efficiency and power using the theoretical results and some estimates of elasticities of demand for gasoline and vehicles in Medellin. It is recommended what are the policies most relevant to mobility and control pollution in a city as Medellín.

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Paper provided by Universidad de Antioquia, Departamento de Economía in its series Grupo Microeconomía Aplicada with number 053.

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Length: 36 pages
Date of creation: 2010
Handle: RePEc:lde:grupom:053
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