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Emerging GiantsChina and India in the World Economy$
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Barry Eichengreen, Poonam Gupta, and Rajiv Kumar

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780199575077

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575077.001.0001

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Pollution across Chinese Provinces

Pollution across Chinese Provinces

Chapter:
(p.281) 9 Pollution across Chinese Provinces
Source:
Emerging Giants
Author(s):

Catherine Yap Co

Fanying Kong

Shuanglin Lin

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575077.003.0009

This chapter revisits the environmental Kuznets curve hypothesis using 1987–95 data for Chinese provinces for six pollutants. A comparison of off-sample (1996–2004) predicted and actual emissions show that industrial COD per capita discharge rates have leveled off; however, actual industrial waste water and industrial dust per capita discharge rates in 1996–2004 were higher than the predictions. And, contrary to the predictions of the estimated income-emission regression model, actual industrial waste water emissions increase with income. Auxiliary regressions show that conditional on income, northern provinces have lower industrial waste water pollution; non-coastal and provinces with smaller secondary industry shares have lower industrial pollution; provinces with smaller SOEs shares have lower industrial COD pollution; and, commitment to control industrial dust pollution is correlated with local governments' budget balance.

Keywords:   China, pollution, environment, environmental Kuznets curve, Chinese provinces

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