Emergy-Based Regional Socio-Economic Metabolism Analysis: An Application of Data Envelopment Analysis and Decomposition Analysis

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Zilong Zhang ; Xingpeng Chen ; Peter Heck (2014)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Journal: Sustainability, volume 6, issue 12 11, pages 1-21 (issn: 2071-1050)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/su6128618
  • Subject: TD194-195 | Renewable energy sources | socio-economic metabolism | decomposition analysis | socio-economic metabolism; emergy analysis; data envelopment analysis; decomposition analysis; Qingyang | emergy analysis | TJ807-830 | data envelopment analysis | GE1-350 | Environmental sciences | Environmental effects of industries and plants | Qingyang
    • jel: jel:Q2 | jel:Q3 | jel:Q0 | jel:Q | jel:Q5 | jel:Q56 | jel:O13

Integrated analysis on socio-economic metabolism could provide a basis for understanding and optimizing regional sustainability. The paper conducted socio-economic metabolism analysis by means of the emergy accounting method coupled with data envelopment analysis and de... View more
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