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Does taxing people's rubbish work?

Geoff Riley

21st March 2016

People might dislike taxes on their rubbish at first – but such taxes do encourage recycling and eventually become popular. That is the main finding of research by Stefano Carattini, Andrea Baranzini and Rafael Lalive presented at the Royal Economic Society's annual conference in March 2016

Geoff Riley

Geoff Riley FRSA has been teaching Economics for over thirty years. He has over twenty years experience as Head of Economics at leading schools. He writes extensively and is a contributor and presenter on CPD conferences in the UK and overseas.

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