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China’s Energy Economy: A Survey of the Literature

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This paper reviews literature on China’s energy economics, focusing especially on: i) the relationship between energy consumption and economic growth, ii) China’s changing energy intensity, iii) energy demand and energy -capital and -labor substitution, iv) the emergence of energy markets in China, vi) and policy reforms in the energy industry. After reviewing the literature, the study presents the main findings and suggests some topics for further study.

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Paper provided by University of Canterbury, Department of Economics and Finance in its series Working Papers in Economics with number 09/02.

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Length: 81 pages
Date of creation: 16 Feb 2009
Handle: RePEc:cbt:econwp:09/02
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