Examining the price incentive effect on waste generation

KANG, Aerim

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dc.contributor.advisorBaek, Ji Sun-
dc.contributor.authorKANG, Aerim-
dc.descriptionThesis(Master) -- KDI School: Master of Development Policy, 2020-
dc.description.abstractThe Volume Based Waste Fee (VBWF) system aims to reduce household solid waste and encourage voluntary recycling by giving a price incentive to households. In this paper, I conduct a fixed-effect analysis to estimate the price incentive effect of the VBWF system on household waste generation. By analysing a 12-year panel data set, the results show that for a 1% increase in the average price of standard waste bags, household solid waste decreases by 0.162%. However, the estimates on recycling and illegal waste disposal do not present statistically significant results. Moreover, after dividing the samples into sub-groups, the results indicate that the price elasticity of collecting household solid waste is higher in less urbanised and rural areas than urban areas. It suggests that local governments should exploit different policy strategies depending on regional characteristics.-
dc.description.tableOfContents1. Introduction 2. Background 3. Literature Review 4. Data and Descriptive Statistics 5. Methodology 6. Results 7. Discussion and Conclusion 8. Reference-
dc.format.extentv, 43 p-
dc.publisherKDI School-
dc.subjectRefuse and refuse disposal--Korea (South)-
dc.titleExamining the price incentive effect on waste generation-
dc.title.alternativethe volume based waste fee system in Korea-
dc.contributor.departmentKDI School, Master of Development Policy-
dc.description.statementOfResponsibilityAerim KANG-
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