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Provincial energy intensity in China: The role of urbanization

Abstract : Chinese policymakers have attached great importance to energy intensity reduction. However, the unprecedented urbanization process exercises additional pressure on the realization of energy intensity reduction targets. A better understanding of the impacts of urbanization is necessary for designing effective policies aimed at reaching the next energy intensity reduction targets. This paper empirically investigates the impacts of urbanization on China's aggregate and disaggregated energy intensities using a balanced panel dataset of 30 provinces covering the period from 2000 to 2012 and panel estimation techniques. The results show that urbanization significantly increases aggregate energy intensity, electricity intensity and coal intensity.
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Huijie Yan. Provincial energy intensity in China: The role of urbanization. Energy Policy, Elsevier, 2015, 86, pp.635--650. ⟨10.1016/j.enpol.2015.08.010⟩. ⟨hal-01457329⟩

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