The Economic Cost of China's New De-sulfur Policy During Her Gradual Accession to WTO: The Case of Industrial SO2 Emission

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Jie He (2004)
  • Subject: CGE, Trade, Industrial SO2 pollution, Energy substitution, Externality, Divisia index decomposition, double dividend, and large country hypothesis

To understand the potential impacts of China's accession to WTO in her new de-sulfur policy (gradual reduction of 10% of annual SO2 emission by 2005 with respect to that of 2000), we construct a CGE model in which SO2 emission is directly linked to energy input consumpt... View more
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