The impact of European Regional Development Fund on separate waste collection: Evidence from Italian regions
M. Casaccia and
Alessandro Crociata ()
Environmental Science & Policy, 2016, vol. 61, issue C, 97-107
We analyze the impact of Regulation (EC) No 1080/2006 on separate collection rate of Italian regions. We exploit longitudinal data for 20 NUTS-2 Italian regions and eighteen years (from 1996 to 2013). We identify regions which are exposed to “Convergence” objective as the treatment group and regions which are not exposed to this objective as the control group and use a Difference in differences estimation. The estimates suggest that the Regulation (EC) No 1080/2006 has not influenced the convergence process among the Italian regions. The main policy implications are discussed.
Keywords: Government policy; Recycling; Panel data models; Difference-in-differences treatment effects; Structural fund (search for similar items in EconPapers)
References: Add references at CitEc
Citations: View citations in EconPapers (1) Track citations by RSS feed
Downloads: (external link)
Full text for ScienceDirect subscribers only
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.
Export reference: BibTeX
RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan)
Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:eee:enscpo:v:61:y:2016:i:c:p:97-107
Access Statistics for this article
Environmental Science & Policy is currently edited by M. Beniston
More articles in Environmental Science & Policy from Elsevier
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Haili He ().