Evaluating Unit-Based Pricing of Residential Solid Waste: A Panel Data Analysis

@article{Usui2014EvaluatingUP,
  title={Evaluating Unit-Based Pricing of Residential Solid Waste: A Panel Data Analysis},
  author={Takehiro Usui and K. Takeuchi},
  journal={Environmental and Resource Economics},
  year={2014},
  volume={58},
  pages={245-271}
}
Municipalities introduced unit-based pricing (UBP) with the aim of achieving a decrease in household waste generation and for the replacement of unsorted waste with recycling. Although many studies have shown that UBP has a short-run effect on recycling, few works have tackled the long-run effect on waste generation and recycling. By using panel data for 665 Japanese cities over 8 years, we examine the long-run effect of UBP on waste generation and recycling. The estimation results in waste… Expand

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