Lindahl prices solve the NIMBY problem

The siting of public facilities such as prisons or waste disposal facilities typically faces rejection by local populations (the "NIMBY" syndrome, for Not In My BackYard). These public goods exhibit a private bad aspect creating an asymmetry: all involved communities benefit from their exi...

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Volume: 30
Main Author: Laurent-Lucchetti, jérémy
Leroux, Justin T
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: AccessEcon 2010
published in: Economics bulletin Vol. 30; no. 3; pp. 2457 - 2463
Data of publication: 2010
ISSN: 1545-2921
EISSN: 1545-2921
Discipline: Economics
Series: Economics Bulletin
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: RePEc IDEAS
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