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Xu Eepc Review 2008 2nd Annual Presentation Transcript

  • 1. Welcome to Peking University
  • 2. Six Centers, One Dream
  • 3. Environmental Economics Program in China 2008 Annual Review Jintao Xu November 3, 2008, Lake View Hotel
  • 4. EEPC-The Team
    • Two Professors
    • Three Research Fellows
    • Two Associates
    • Five Ph.D. Students
    • More than Ten Master Students
    • Graduate and Undergraduate Courses and Tutoring
  • 5. Prof. Shiqiu Zhang
    • Professor, Deputy Dean
    • Research Fellow
    • zhangshq@pku.edu.cn
    • tel.+86-10-62764974
    • Environmental Economics Program in China (EEPC)
    • EEPC, College of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, Room 322, Old Earth Science Building, Peking University,
    • 100871 Beijing, China
    • tel.+86-10-62767657
    • fax.+86-10-62767657
    • current research focuses on the economic analysis of a multiple pollutants control strategy, and regional management and policy evaluation, as well as the air quality control for the Beijing Olympic Games.
    • Expertise/Research area:
    • Environmental economics  Cost benefit analysis Environmental economic policy
  • 6. Dr. Michael Bennett
    • Research Fellow
    • michaeltbennett@earthlink.com
    • tel.+86-10-62767369 ext 1
    • Environmental Economics Program in China (EEPC)
    • EEPC, College of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, Room 322, Old Earth Science Building, Peking University,
    • 100871 Beijing, China
    • tel.+86-10-62767657
    • fax.+86-10-62767657
    • His current research includes (1) research on the current status of the development of payments and markets for ecosystem services in China, (2) analysis of the impacts and implementation of China’s Sloping Land Conversion Program, the largest payment for ecosystem services program in the developing world, and (3) analysis of the natural resource and distributional impacts of China’s current phase of state forestry sector reforms. His interests include the methodology of stated preference methods, the microeconomics of land-use and land-use change, and the development of the institutions underlying markets for ecosystem services.
    • Expertise/Research Areas:
    • Environmental & Resource Economics Applied Microeconomics Development Economics
  • 7. Dr. Jing Cao
    • Assistant Professor,
    • Research Associate
    • [email_address]
    • tel.86-10-62789700
    • fax.86-10-62785562
    • Tsinghua University
    • School of Economics and Management
    • Shunde 128, Tsinghua, Beijing, 100084, P.R. China
    • Homepage: http:// www.ccwe.org.cn/jingcao.htm
    • Main research activities the past year :
    • Benefits and Costs of SO2 Abatement Policies in China (forthcoming in Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, 2009)
    • The Local and Global Benefits of Green Tax Policies in China (forthcoming in Review of Environmental Economics and Policy, 2009)
    • Measuring Green Productivity Growth for China’s Manufacturing Sectors: 1991-2000 (published in Asian Economic Journal, 2007 Dec)
    • Post-2012 Climate Change Policy Architecture Design: Reconciling Human Development and Climate Challenges (collaborative work with SEI, Harvard)
    • Main planned research and other academic activities next year:
    • Carbon Pricing and Carbon Tax Policy based on Embedded Carbon Emission Calculation
    • Integrated Environmental Co-Control Policy Modeling (Integrating economics, environmental science – air dispersion modeling, public health, collaborate with Environmental Science and Engineering department at Tsinghua and Harvard China Project)
    • Price vs Quantity: Gasoline Tax or Transportation Control? Or Incidences of gasoline taxes in China.
    • Expertise/Research Area
    • CGE modeling of economics and environment system Economics of climate change, energy economics, macro impacts
    • Environmental taxation vs. Cap and Trade Policy (China)
    • Cost of environmental regulation and impacts on firms’ performance
    • Green total factor productivity
  • 8. Dr. Wanxin Li
    • Assistant Professor
    • Research Associate of EEPC
    • City University of Hong Kong
    • Tsinghua University
    • Office phone: (86)10-6279.2718
    • Mobile phone: (86) 1351.107.7302
    • Email: wanxin90@tsinghua.edu.cn
    • Expertise/Main Interests
    • Environmental Governance; Polluting Enterprise Behavior; Central and Local EPA Behavior
    • Main research output in 2007-08
    • Wanxin Li & Krzysztof Michalak, “Environmental Compliance and Enforcement in China,” in Anthony Tarantino eds., The Compliance Handbook: Technology, Finance, Environmental, and International Guidance plus Best Practices : 379-390 (N.J.: John Wiley & Sons, 2007).
    • Wanxin Li & Hon S. Chan, “Clean Air in Urban China: The Case of Inter-agency Coordination in Chongqing’s Blue Sky Program,” Public Administration and Development (forthcoming).
    • Wanxin Li & Hon S. Chan, “Pollution Discharge and Treatment in China: Implications for Environmental Governance,” (under review by Urban Studies ).
    • OECD Environmental Compliance Assurance Systems: A Cross-Country Analysis
    • Main planned research and other activities in 2009
    • Field experiment, municipal waste management in 6 Chinese cities
    • Looking at how the factors in the following categories impact household behaviors in disposing municipal wastes: (1) Waste collection program design factors; (2) Intermediate factors; and (3) Individual characteristics.
    • Understanding the policy-environment-development nexus in China
    • Analyzing a panel data on industrial pollution, describing the temporal and spatial distribution patterns of pollution, connecting policy change, expanding scale of production, and firm investment in pollution control with the changing distribution of pollution, and estimating the implications on equity.
    • Drivers and agents for environment-related innovation
  • 9.  
  • 10.  
  • 11. Claude Henry in Town
  • 12.  
  • 13. Main Researches
    • Olympic Games Air Quality Control
      • Zhang
    • Collective Forest Tenure Reform
      • Xu, St Claire, Holden, Qin, Xie and Berck, etc.
    • PES
      • Bennett
    • Environmental Compliance and Enforcement; Inter-agency Coordination in Air Quality Control
      • Li and Chan
    • Benefits and Costs of SO2 Abatement Policies in China
    • The Local and Global Benefits of Green Tax Policies in China
      • Cao
  • 14. Journal Publications
    • Public Administration and Development (LI)
    • Review of Environmental Economics and Policy (Cao, 2)
    • Environmental Management (Zhang)
    • AJAE (Uchida, Rozelle and Xu)
    • Special Issue of Forestry Economics on Tenure Reform (Xu, Guest Editor) (Chinese) (3 papers)
    • Hopeful:
    • Land Economics (Xu et al)
    • Urban Studies (Li and Chan)
    • Population and Environment (Xu)
  • 15. Policy Outreach
    • Olympic Games Air Quality Control
  • 16. Example: Collective Forest Tenure Reform
    • Involvement Since 2006
    • Nationwide survey to provide baseline info and policy recommendations on tenure reform
    • International Conference on Forest Tenure Reform, Feb 2008
    • Exterior Reviewer on the draft Central Government Policy
    • Central policy declared in July 2008
    • Our reports were include in two government publications
    • Gave two presentations to senior forester training workshop on tenure reform
    • Continued to be involved with follow-up policy initiatives
      • tenure reform and biodiversity
      • EU-FAO sponsored pilot programs
      • World Bank program desing
  • 17. International Conference on Forest Tenure Reform, Feb 2008
  • 18.  
  • 19. Plan for 2009-Zhang
    • Comparasion of single pollutant control and multiple pollutant control
    • Comparation of local based control and regional control strategy
    • Benefit estimate of the environmental quality improvement
  • 20. Plan for 2009-Li
    • Field experiment, municipal waste management in 6 Chinese cities
    • Looking at how the factors in the following categories impact household behaviors in disposing municipal wastes: (1) Waste collection program design factors; (2) Intermediate factors; and (3) Individual characteristics.
    • Understanding the policy-environment-development nexus in China
    • Analyzing a panel data on industrial pollution, describing the temporal and spatial distribution patterns of pollution, connecting policy change, expanding scale of production, and firm investment in pollution control with the changing distribution of pollution, and estimating the implications on equity.
  • 21. Plan for 2009-Cao
    • Carbon Pricing and Carbon Tax Policy based on Embedded Carbon Emission Calculation
    • Integrated Environmental Co-Control Policy Modeling (Integrating economics, environmental science – air dispersion modeling, public health, collaborate with Environmental Science and Engineering department at Tsinghua and Harvard China Project)
    • Price vs Quantity: Gasoline Tax or Transportation Control? Or Incidences of gasoline taxes in China.
  • 22. Plan for 2009-Benett
    • PES
    • State Forests (Income, welfare, NTFP)
  • 23. Plan for 2009-Xu
    • NE State Forest Study
      • State Forest Management Scheme
      • Remote Sensing Data on Forest Resources
      • Ground Survey on Biodiversity
      • Policy Study on Management System Reform
      • Decision Making Tools
    • Agriculture Carbon Sequestration
      • Comparing carbon sequestration effects of different ag technology
      • Voluntary carbon market
    • Follow-up study in collective forest tenure reform
      • Many papers to write
  • 24. International Collaboration
    • Student Exchange
      • Washington, Wisconsin, Rhode Island
    • Collaborative Researches
      • EEU on forest tenure, Ph.D students
      • Holden, St Claire, Xie and Berck
      • TCL, Cambridge, SOAS, City U of HK
    • New Projects
      • State forest
      • Post Kyoto
      • Air quality?