Empirical Analysis of Land-use Change and Soil Carbon Sequestration Cost in China
AbstractThis project examines the driving forces behind the land-use change and evaluates the effects of land-use transition on soil organic carbon density and sequestration cost in China. It contributes to the literature in three aspects. First, it applies a discrete choice method to model multiple land-use options with a unique set of high-quality data. Second, it conducts a comprehensive analysis of biophysical characteristics and changes in soil carbon storage caused by land-use change. Third, it examines the economic efficiency of alternative land use policies as instruments for carbon sequestration in China.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Agricultural and Applied Economics Association in its series 2009 Annual Meeting, July 26-28, 2009, Milwaukee, Wisconsin with number 49568.
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carbon sequestration; land-use; soil organic carbon density; China; Environmental Economics and Policy; Land Economics/Use;
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2009-05-16 (All new papers)
- NEP-DCM-2009-05-16 (Discrete Choice Models)
- NEP-ENV-2009-05-16 (Environmental Economics)
- NEP-TRA-2009-05-16 (Transition Economics)
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