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Academic Journal of Engineering and Technology Science, 2020, 3(7); doi: 10.25236/AJETS.2020.030717.

Examining the CO2 Emission Efficiency and its Influencing Factors for the Transport Sector in Central China


Xinyi Li1, *

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Xinyi Li

1 School of Management, Shanghai University, Shanghai 200444, China
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The transportation industry is the main CO2 emission industry in China. How to formulate and implement the policies of transportation energy saving and emission reduction policies while meeting the people's growing transportation needs has become an important issue to face Chinese society. The central region, as a transportation hub connecting north and south and connecting east and west, has developed rapidly with the support of policies in recent years, and the transportation sector has also developed accordingly. This paper firstly adopts the Super-SBM model that considers undesired output to calculate and evaluate the CO2 emission efficiency of transportation sector in 6 provinces in central region of China from 2005 to 2016; then, it considers the impact of per capita GDP, urbanization level, number of buses per 10,000, energy intensity and transportation intensity on the CO2 emission efficiency of transportation sector. Based on the analysis results, reasonable policy recommendations are provided for further improving the CO2 emission efficiency of transportation department and developing low-carbon transportation.


CO2 emission efficiency, transport sector, central region, influencing factors

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Xinyi Li. Examining the CO2 Emission Efficiency and its Influencing Factors for the Transport Sector in Central China. Academic Journal of Engineering and Technology Science (2020) Vol. 3 Issue 7: 169-178. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJETS.2020.030717.


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