How to Get Increasing Competition in the Dutch Refuse Collection Market? [chapter]

E. Dijkgraaf, R.H.J.M. Gradus
The Waste Market  
For the refuse collection market, it is well-known that concentration increases prices and offsets the advantage of contracting out. The presence of competing public firms might be essential to ensure fair competition. In this paper we show that the increasing competition by public firms deceases prices and can be essential.
doi:10.1007/978-1-4020-8711-0_7 fatcat:dkbjhjkeybfj3hqlotvuatdknq