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Controlling the Abandonment of Automobiles: Mandatory Deposits vs Fines
Journal of Urban Economics (1992)
  • DWIGHT LEE, Southern Methodist University
  • PHILIP E GRAVES, University of Colorado at Boulder
  • ROBERT L SEXTON, Pepperdine University
Abstract
There is no abstract, but the paper describes first-best solutions to the abandonment of automobiles, arguing that litter fines are inefficient with or without a mandatory deposit. However, the latter can generate first-best optimality.
Keywords
  • litter,
  • abandonment of automobiles,
  • public policy,
  • environmental quality
Publication Date
1992
Citation Information
DWIGHT LEE, PHILIP E GRAVES and ROBERT L SEXTON. "Controlling the Abandonment of Automobiles: Mandatory Deposits vs Fines" Journal of Urban Economics Vol. 31 (1992)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/rsexton/16/