Expressways in China: Impacts on Growth and the Environment

Published on: 2017-09-22


Guojun He, Faculty Associate of HKUST IEMS, explains why a single, unified economic or environmental policy may backfire, using the case of China’s national expressways. He found that while the cross-nation system was originally conceived as a unified economic policy, counties along the roads were affected very differently in terms of economic growth and pollution.

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