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Essays on the Economics of Air Quality Control


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Title: Essays on the Economics of Air Quality Control
Authors: Bonilla Londoño, Jorge Alexander
E-mail: Jorge.Bonilla@economics.gu.se
Issue Date: 23-May-2013
University: University of Gothenburg. Department of Economics / Göteborgs universitet. Handelshögskolan
Institution: Department of Economics ; Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik
Date of Defence: 2013-06-11
Disputation: Tisdagen den 11 juni 2013, kl. 09.15, Sal E-45, Handelshögskolan, Vasagatan 1, Göteborg, Sverige
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Economic Studies
213
Keywords: driving restrictions
air pollution
vehicle sales
policy evaluation
road pricing
congestion
pollution dispersion
environmental policies
shadow pricing
directional distance function
climate change
local pollution
policy interactions
technology diffusion
NOx abatement technologies
environmental regulations
refunded emission charge
air quality forecasting
Bogota
forecast combination
neural networks
Abstract: Abstracts. This thesis consists of five self-contained chapters: Chapter 1: Effects of driving restrictions on air quality and car use in Bogota Rationing car use at certain times of the day based on license plate numbers has become a popular policy to address traffic congestion and air pollution in several cities around the world. This paper analyzes the effects of moderate and drastic driving restrictions of the program Pico y Placa on air pollution and car use in Bogota. Because the program... more
ISBN: 978-91-85169-79-5 (printed)
978-91-85169-80-1 (pdf)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/32864
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
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