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Incentives and Forest Reform: Evidence from China


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Title: Incentives and Forest Reform: Evidence from China
Authors: Yi, Yuanyuan
E-mail: yuanyuan.yi@economics.gu.se
Issue Date: 24-May-2017
University: Göteborgs universitet, Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik / University of Gothenburg,School of Business, Economics and Law
Institution: Department of Economics ; Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik
Date of Defence: 2017-06-16
Disputation: Fredagen den 16 June 2017, kl. 10.15. Lecture hall E44, Handelshögskolan, Vasagatan 1, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Economic Studies
232
Keywords: Forest devolution
Household management
Forest investment
Deforestation
Allocative efficiency
Household welfare
Forestland rental markets
Collective forest tenure reform
Managerial incentives
Environmental protection
State-owned forests
State-owned enterprises
Chinese-style federalism
Two-principal, one-agent model
China
Abstract: Chapter I: Forest Devolution Reform in China: A Trigger for Investment or Deforestation? I investigate whether and how the devolution of forestland to households in China triggered investment in forestland, and its effect on forest resource conditions. The investment analysis is based on a panel dataset of a two-round survey of 3,000 households in eight provinces before and after the implementation of the forest devolution reform, while the analysis of resource conditions is based on satellite... more
ISBN: 978-91-88199-20-1 (PDF)
978-91-88199-19-5 (Printed)
ISSN: 1651-4297 (Online)
1651-4289 (PRINTED)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/52301
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