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Published: 02 April 2015

296 Pages


ISBN: 9780199385324

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China's Technological Catch-Up Strategy

Industrial Development, Energy Efficiency, and CO2 Emissions

Michael T. Rock and Michael Toman

  • Develops detailed enterprise case studies of technological learning and its impact on CO2 emissions
  • Presents estimates of energy and CO2 savings by specific intervention in 4 energy intensive industries: aluminum, cement, iron and steel, and pulp and paper
  • Ties conclusions to China's broader industrial development plan, especially the "grasp the large, let go the small" strategy
  • Evaluates research conclusions with empirically-rigorous econometric tests

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