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Environmental Economics and Sustainability

Brian Chi-ang Lin (Editor), Siqi Zheng (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-119-32819-3 February 2017 Wiley-Blackwell 328 Pages



Environmental Economics and Sustainability presents a collection of peer-reviewed research articles contributed by international experts that reveal the current state of our knowledge in the field of environmental economics.

  • Presents the latest research results on a plethora of issues relating to environmental economics and sustainability
  • Features original contributions from top experts in the field from around the world
  • Addresses several of the contemporary challenges of sustainability while infusing new energy into the field of environmental economics
  • Covers myriad topics relating to environmental economics and sustainability including climate change, air pollution, CO2 emissions, recycling, and the international environmental agreement

1. A New Direction in Environmental Economics 1
Brian Chi-ang Lin and Siqi Zheng

2. Detecting Volcanic Eruptions in Temperature Reconstructions by Designed Break-Indicator Saturation 7
Felix Pretis, Lea Schneider, Jason E. Smerdon and David F. Hendry

3. Structural Equation Modelling and the Causal Effect of Permanent Income on Life Satisfaction: The Case of Air Pollution Valuation in Switzerland 39
Eleftherios Giovanis and Oznur Ozdamar

4. The Decomposition and Dynamics of Industrial Carbon Dioxide Emissions for 287 Chinese Cities in 1998–2009 71
Maximilian Auffhammer, Weizeng Sun, Jianfeng Wu and Siqi Zheng

5. Environmental Sustainability and the Greened Samuelson Rule 95
Yunmin Chen, Brian Chi-ang Lin and John E. Anderson

6. Household Cooperation in Waste Management: Initial Conditions and Intervention 111
Marie Briguglio

7. One without the Other? Behavioural and Incentive Policies for Household Waste Management 143
Ankinée Kirakozian

8. Economic Evolution in China’s Ecologically Fragile Regions 173
Xiangzheng Deng, ZhanWang and Chunhong Zhao

9. Globalization and Climate Change: New Empirical Panel Data Evidence 201
Maoliang Bu, Chin-Te Lin and Bing Zhang

10. A Survey of the Literature on Environmental Innovation Based on Main Path Analysis 221
Nicoló Barbieri, Claudia Ghisetti, Marianna Gilli, Giovanni Marin and Francesco Nicolli

11. Economic Targets and Loss-Aversion in International Environmental Cooperation 251
Doruk Íris

12. Cooperative Game Theory Applied to IEAS: A Comparison of Solution Concepts 279
Marco Rogna

Index 311