Evaluating the Performance of Alternative Municipal Water Tariff Designs: Quantifying the Tradeoffs between Equity, Economic Efficiency, and Cost Recovery
The design of municipal water tariffs requires balancing multiple criteria such as financial self-sufficiency for the service provider, equity among customers, and economic efficiency for society. A modeling framework is developed for analysing how alternative municipal water tariff designs affect these three criteria.
|Author Last Names||Nauges, Whittington|
|Journal Name||World Development|
|Year of Publication||2016|
|Keywords||tariff design, increasing block tariffs, water pricing, subsidy incidence, subsidy targeting|