Apr 30, 2021Open AccessArticle
The study presents an empirical analysis to investigate the effect of export volume and significant factors on PM2.5 emissions in the highest concentrations of air pollution provinces in China during 1998-2015. This paper proposes a spatial econometric model based on an extended Stochastic Impact by Regression on Population, Affluence, and Technology (STIRPAT) model. The results revealed evidence that spatial spillover effects of PM2.5 emissions exist among major provinces. Provinces in the nort...
Dec 10, 2020Open AccessArticle
Due to one of the major tea-producing regions of the country, the quality and brand have been affirmed, Thai Nguyen province has identified tea as the main crop to develop local economy as well as improve farm households income. The main objective of this study is analyzing the financial efficiency of tea farmers in Thai Nguyen province through the data collected from 210 households. The results indicated that the financial efficiency of tea cultivation is quite high with the rate of return on t...
Aug 21, 2020Open AccessArticle
China began a pilot application for environmental pollution liability insurance in 2008. Although implementation situations vary substantially in different regions in China, it is appropriate to test how much contribution pollution insurance may make to environmental risk mitigation and other factors. Based on an analysis of pollutant emissions and investment completed in the treatment of industrial pollution, we find that pollution liability insurance, both compulsory and voluntary, does not wo...
Jul 07, 2020Open AccessArticle
The Porter Hypothesis states that environmental regulation promotes technological innovation among enterprises, thereby supporting economic growth. However, whether the hypothesis is valid in China remains to be tested. To assess this, we construct an environmental regulation panel model to assess the impact of regulation on green technology innovation, examining data from 27 manufacturing industries in China from 2006 to 2015. Based on extant research results on environmental regulation and tec...
Feb 21, 2020Open AccessArticle
Previous studies on environmental evaluation suggest that women have more altruistic preferences and therefore value the surrounding environment more than men. This study examined the relationship between environmental concerns and altruistic preferences in a simple way. As a result, unlike findings from previous studies, both variables did not correlate with each other. Moreover, gender differences in altruism were confirmed, but those in environmentalism were
Dec 12, 2019Open AccessArticle
This study investigated the impact of crude oil price and exchange rate on economic growth in Nigeria using an autoregressive distributed lag model covering the period from 1982-2018. The results indicated that crude oil price and exchange rate have significant positive impact on economic growth in both the long-run and the short-run periods. The findings suggested that crude oil price and exchange rate which are the focal points
Jul 31, 2019Open AccessArticle
This study uses differences in differences (DID) method combined with OLS regression to assess the impact of forest plantations on household income and livelihoods in rural areas of Bac Kan Province in Vietnam based on the 2017 household living standard field survey data and VRAFC 2011 database. Results indicated that forest plantations have no impact on improving the household’s income. This is explaine
Sep 26, 2018Open AccessArticle
In the new era, the construction of ecological
civilization in China has been raised to a new strategic height, which puts
forward stricter requirements and provides new impetus for enterprises to
fulfill their environmental responsibilities. At present, there are still many
problems when Chinese enterprises fulfill their environmental responsibilities.
From the perspective of Xi Jinping’s thought of ecological civilization, t
Feb 26, 2018Open AccessArticle
Since China joined the world trade organization,
trade friction causes of technical barriers to trade has increased year by year. In recent years, Chinese enterprises face trade
disputes continuously increase in number and type, this is the inevitable
result of the development of international trade, China export structure and
other special factors related to system level. Relevant enterprises should
Apr 17, 2017Open AccessArticle
This paper reports about a forecast of drinking
water consumption in Hamburg up to the year 2045 which was done in cooperation
of the Institute for Social-Ecological Research with the Ifo Institute. While
the Institute for Social-Ecological Research was responsible for the drinking
water demand of private households, the Ifo Institute undertook a long-term
forecast of the industrial and commercial drinking water consumption.