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No Paper Tiger: Subsidies to China’s Paper Industry

Usha C. V. Haley and George T. Haley

in Subsidies to Chinese Industry: State Capitalism, Business Strategy, and Trade Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199773749
eISBN:
9780199332571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773749.003.0109
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter covers $33.1 billion in subsidies to China’s paper industry from 2002-2009 and effects. Since 2000, China tripled paper production, and in 2008, became the largest producer of paper. The ... More


Two Case Studies on the Informal Economy

Sugata Marjit and Saibal Kar

in The Outsiders: Economic Reform and Informal Labour in a Developing Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198071495
eISBN:
9780199081257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198071495.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses two case studies—Dharavi in Mumbai and Surat in Gujarat. In particular, it uses the case studies to discuss situations where international trade policies and their effects on ... More


Decentralized Engagement in Nonstrategic Industries

Roselyn Hsueh

in China's Regulatory State: A New Strategy for Globalization

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449956
eISBN:
9780801462856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449956.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter applies the strategic value framework to case studies of nonstrategic industries (consumer electronics, foodstuffs, and paper) to show that decentralized engagement is the dominant ... More


Technological Change in China’s Paper Industry

Michael T. Rock and Michael Toman

in China’s Technological Catch-Up Strategy: Industrial Development, Energy Efficiency, and CO2 Emissions

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199385324
eISBN:
9780199385348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199385324.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, International

In 1978 China’s paper industry was small, technologically backward, and energy intensive. Over the next three decades China slowly modernized this industry by closing small, obsolete facilities and ... More


Determinants of Energy Intensity

Michael T. Rock and Michael Toman

in China’s Technological Catch-Up Strategy: Industrial Development, Energy Efficiency, and CO2 Emissions

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199385324
eISBN:
9780199385348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199385324.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, International

Individual industry estimates of CO2 savings may not be particularly good at separating out the impact of scale, technology, and price effects on energy efficiency and CO2 intensity. Econometric ... More


China’s Industrial Development Strategy and Energy Use

Michael T. Rock and Michael Toman

in China’s Technological Catch-Up Strategy: Industrial Development, Energy Efficiency, and CO2 Emissions

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199385324
eISBN:
9780199385348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199385324.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, International

Industrial development in China is the result of an evolving search for a strategy consonant with social and political conditions that also meets economic development objectives. Once weaknesses with ... More


Conclusions

Michael T. Rock and Michael Toman

in China’s Technological Catch-Up Strategy: Industrial Development, Energy Efficiency, and CO2 Emissions

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199385324
eISBN:
9780199385348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199385324.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, International

Over three decades, China modernized the aluminum, cement, iron and steel, and paper industries. It provided incentives and reformed institutions to encourage enterprises to adopt state-of-the-art ... More


Sustaining Lake Superior: An Extraordinary Lake in a Changing World

Nancy Langston

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300212983
eISBN:
9780300231663
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300212983.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

Sustaining Lake Superior asks, What can we learn from the conservation recoveries of Lake Superior over the past century as we face new challenges of persistent pollutants that are mobilizing with ... More


Conceptual Framework

Michael T. Rock and Michael Toman

in China’s Technological Catch-Up Strategy: Industrial Development, Energy Efficiency, and CO2 Emissions

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199385324
eISBN:
9780199385348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199385324.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, International

An analytical framework of technological learning/upgrading explains the ability of individual enterprises to adopt minor process changes and major technological changes to reap “environmental ... More


Introduction

Michael T. Rock and Michael Toman

in China’s Technological Catch-Up Strategy: Industrial Development, Energy Efficiency, and CO2 Emissions

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199385324
eISBN:
9780199385348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199385324.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, International

Since the onset of economic reforms in 1978, China has been remarkably successful in reducing the CO2 intensity of GDP and industrial production despite a rising share of energy-intensive industries ... More


Global Citizens: Campaigning for Environmental Solutions

Chris Rose and Peter Melchett

in Globalization, Globalism, Environments, and Environmentalism: Consciousness of Connections

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199264520
eISBN:
9780191917554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199264520.003.0009
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Social and Political Geography

This chapter deals with three linked issues. First, the nature of modern campaigning, with particular reference to the work of Greenpeace and the solutions they offer. ... More


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