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•The decoupling trend between welfare and wealth is statistically verified for China.
•Legislation improvement can notably alleviate the decoupling trend.
•The effects vary across legislation...

24 October 2022 | Peer Reviewed | China

Pollution havens create environmental inequality issues. China’s recent policy of directing high-pollution firms to migrate out of its capital, Beijing, offers a case of a pollution haven that was…

27 October 2022 | Peer Reviewed | China

Abstract The paper provides a comprehensive investigation of the effects of environmental regulations on Chinese firms’ extensive margins. Using registration information of all firms in 35 industries…

12 October 2022 | EfD Discussion Paper | China

By analyzing high-frequency data of mobile platform transactions in a large Chinese city, this paper explores the effects of digital coupons on catering and retailing businesses. The results show that…

25 October 2022 | Peer Reviewed | China

We identify the short-term effects of PM2.5 concentrations on medical costs in Beijing by analyzing two datasets: one detailing daily air quality indexes over a four-year period and the other…

8 August 2022 | Peer Reviewed | China

Abstract With a unique opportunity of recruiting hundreds of emissions trading system (ETS) participants in a series of lab-in-the-field experiments, we compare a revenue-neutral consignment auction…

23 June 2022 | EfD Discussion Paper | China

Abstract Mining projects across the globe face controversy over the loss of community welfare, particularly to the detriment of vulnerable groups. However, few studies have analyzed how extractive…

15 June 2022 | Peer Reviewed | China

This paper looks at the effects of air pollution on migration in China using changes in the average strength of thermal inversions over five-year periods as a source of exogenous variation for medium…

22 March 2022 | Peer Reviewed | China

Whether international trade causes environmental damage to developing countries has caused widespread concern. We estimate trade liberalization's impact on environmental performance using unique firm…

22 March 2022 | Peer Reviewed | China

Abstract The water purification functions of forests represent one of the most frequently invoked examples of nonmarket ecosystem services that are economically valuable. This study quantifies the…

31 March 2022 | Peer Reviewed | China