The Effects of Car Driving and Purchasing Restrictions on Air Quality and the Use of Public Transportation in Beijing, China.

Lu, Xueying.

Abstract: During the Olympic Games in 2008, a driving restriction based on vehicle license plate numbers was implemented in Beijing to mitigate air pollution and traffic congestion. Following the Games, the restriction was modified several times. This paper investigates the effects of two policy changes: a weakening policy change due to a shorter restricted time period, and a strengthening policy ... read more

Tufts University. Department of Economics.
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