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Should we ban gasoline cars?

Holland, Stephen P., Mansur, Erin T. and Yates, Andrew J. (2021) Should we ban gasoline cars? LSE Business Review (17 Jun 2021). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

As electric vehicles become commercially viable, they have the potential to yield dramatic reductions in air pollution. The UK plans to have no gasoline vehicles by 2030, Norway by 2025, and California by 2035. But what is the best policy to achieve that? Is banning an effective option? Stephen P. Holland, Erin T. Mansur, and Andrew J. Yates provide a framework for assessing costs and benefits, elucidating key unknown parameters, and designing effective policies to discourage the use of gasoline.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/businessreview/
Additional Information: © 2021 The Authors
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
Date Deposited: 23 Aug 2021 09:12
Last Modified: 21 Sep 2021 23:25
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/111093

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