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Tarification incitative et gestion des Déchets Ménagers: études du comportement des collectivités locales françaises

Houévoh Gnonlonfin () and Yusuf Kocoglu

No 2018.04, Working Papers from FAERE - French Association of Environmental and Resource Economists

Abstract: Although the evidence of the incentive-based pricing effectiveness to reduce the production of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) and to increase the recycling, its adoption in France has been barely developed over the two last decades. This paper analyses the determinants of incentive-based pricing adoption by French local governments. We investigate the effect of the MSW management cost on the decision of the local government in two ways. First we estimate the effect of the variation of the MSW management total cost on the probability to observe an incentive-based pricing and second, we estimate the effect of the incentive-based pricing on the MSW management total cost. Results highlight that the decision of the local government is subjected to the cost-benefit analysis and the decision of neighboring local governments. Further, results show that the French regulation has skewed the cost-benefit analysis of local government and consequently has slow down incentive-based pricing adoption.

Keywords: Incentive pricing; Household and similar waste; waste management costs; behaviour of local authorities (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C25 H30 H71 Q53 Q58 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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Date: 2018-03
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