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Optimal size in the waste collection sector

  • Antonioli, Barbara Istituto microeconomia e economia pubblica (MecoP), Facoltà di scienze economiche, Università della Svizzera italiana, Svizzera
  • Filippini, Massimo Istituto microeconomia e economia pubblica (MecoP), Facoltà di scienze economiche, Università della Svizzera italiana, Svizzera
    2001

18 p

English The purpose of this study is to analyze the cost structure of a sample of Italian waste collection firms in order to assess economies of scale and density and, therefore, to define the optimal size of the firms in this sector. A total and a variable translog cost function were estimated using panel data for a sample of 30 firms of waste collection and disposal operating at the provincial level... Show more…
Language
  • English
Classification
Economics
License
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Identifiers
  • RERO DOC 5248
Persistent URL
https://susi.usi.ch/usi/documents/317918