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Produzione e gestione di rifiuti: un’analisi multi-tasking dell’efficacia delle politiche ambientali
Journal Title: QA Rivista dell’Associazione Rossi-Doria 
Author/s: Rinaldi Dario Biolcati, Francesco Nicolli 
Year:  2014 Issue: Language: Italian 
Pages:  28 Pg. 113-140 FullText PDF:  159 KB
DOI:  10.3280/QU2014-002004
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Waste Generation and Disposal: A Multi-Tasking Approach to Policy Effectiveness This paper assesses the effectiveness of Italian waste management policies over the period 1999-2008 both in increasing separate collection and in reducing waste generation, using as a theoretical framework the Multi-tasking model (Holmstrom and Milgrom, 1991). The main results show that the TIA (Municipal Waste Tariff) and the Italian landfill tax do not affect the amount of waste generated in Italy. Moreover, we show that both models of "pro-social behaviour" (Bènabou and Tirole, 2006) and "warm-glow giving" (Andreoni, 1989; 1990) can provide useful insight into the role of social capital in the waste sector. EconLit Classification: Q580, Q530, Q510
Keywords: Multi-tasking, Prosocial behavior, Warm-glow giving, Waste management, Recycling, Landfill tax

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Rinaldi Dario Biolcati, Francesco Nicolli, in "QA Rivista dell’Associazione Rossi-Doria" 2/2014, pp. 113-140, DOI:10.3280/QU2014-002004


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