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- DescriptionChina has reduced the energy intensity of its ecomy dramatically. This book explores how this reduction was achieved and determines the major sources of energy savings. Using extensive data, the author examines the impacts of techlogical and structural changes on energy consumption and identifies the factors that were primarily responsible for the energy-efficiency improvements. It is an interesting work that will be useful for policy makers in assessing the energy consequences of development strategies and for ecomists in analyzing the relationship between energy use and ecomic growth.
- Author BiographyXIANNUAN LIN is an Assistant Professor in the Center for Energy and Environmental Studies and the Department of Geography at Boston University, where he teaches courses and conducts research in environmental policy and management, and energy and infrastructure economics. His current research focuses on the relationship between the consumption pattern, production technology, and energy/material demand, and on innovative strategies to link environmental protection with economic development.
- Author(s)Xiannuan Lin
- Date of Publication19/01/1996
- SubjectEconomics: Professional & General
- Place of PublicationWestport
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintPraeger Publishers Inc
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight501 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine15 mm
- Format DetailsLaminated cover
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