Behavioral Response to Plastic Bag Legislation in Botswana
demand, environment, litter, plastic bags, price
mesheuropmc: health care economics and organizations
This paper investigates the use of charges and standards in dealing with a common externality, plastic litter from shopping bags in Botswana. The country passed a plastic bag tax (effective 2007) to curb the plastic bag demand. Interestingly, the legislation did not for...