This is the Urban China book in the link on the right – at 550 pages it was too much to assign in class, this chapter alone is 100 pages. Most of the “green” part is on air pollution, including health aspects, but there are also sections on waste disposal and potable water. The second item is an eBook available through the library. that focuses on urban environmental issues.
World Bank, ed. 2014. “Green Urbanization.” In Urban China: Toward Efficient, Inclusive, and Sustainable Urbanization, Washington, DC: World Bank Group, Chapter 7, 447-547.
Kahn, Matthew E, and Siqi Zheng. 2016. Blue Skies over Beijing: Economic Growth and the Environment in China. Princeton University Press.
Here is a longer list:
1. Carter, Michael, and Yang Yao. 1999. Market versus Administrative Reallocation of Agricultural Land in a Period of Rapid Industrialization. The World Bank. Policy Research Working Paper Series.
2. Chang, Tom, Joshua Graff Zivin, Tal Gross, and Matthew Neidell. 2016. The Effect of Pollution on Worker Productivity: Evidence from Call-Center Workers in China. Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA). IZA Discussion Paper.
3. Eaton, Sarah, and Genia Kostka. 2012. Does Cadre Turnover Help or Hinder China’s Green Rise? Evidence from Shanxi Province. Frankfurt School of Finance and Management. Frankfurt School – Working Paper Series.
4. Hao, Han, Zongwei Liu, and Fuquan Zhao. 2017. “An Overview of Energy Efficiency Standards in China’s Transport Sector.” Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 67: 246–56.
5. Hill, Sam. 2013. Reforms for a Cleaner, Healthier Environment in China. Paris: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. OECD Economics Department Working Papers.
6. Kahn, Matthew E, and Siqi Zheng. 2016. Blue Skies over Beijing: Economic Growth and the Environment in China. Princeton University Press.
7. Kolk, Ans, and Stephen Tsang. 2015. “Co-Evolution in Relation to Small Cars and Sustainability in China Interactions Between Central and Local Governments, and With Business.” Business & Society: 7650315584928.
8. Li, Sheng et al. 2014a. “Fertilizer Industry Subsidies in China: Who Are the Beneficiaries?” China Agricultural Economic Review 6(3): 433–51.
9. ———. 2014b. “Fertilizer Industry Subsidies in China: Who Are the Beneficiaries?” China Agricultural Economic Review 6(3): 451–433.
10. Liu, Ying, Jikun Huang, and Precious Zikhali. 2016. “The Bittersweet Fruits of Industrialization in Rural China: The Cost of Environment and the Benefit from off-Farm Employment.” China Economic Review 38: 1–10.
11. Lv, Xinye. 2013. “Review of Mid- and Long-Term Predictions of China’s Grain Security.” China Agricultural Economic Review 5(4): 567–82.
12. Parry, Ian et al. 2016. Climate Mitigation in China: Which Policies Are Most Effective? Rochester, NY: Social Science Research Network. SSRN Scholarly Paper.
13. Sam, Aflaki, Syed Basher, and Masini Andrea. 2016. Does Economic Growth Matter? Technology-Push, Demand-Pull and Endogenous Drivers of Innovation in the Renewable Energy Industry. University Library of Munich, Germany. MPRA Paper.
14. Sun, Puyang, and Yan Yuan. 2015. “Industrial Agglomeration and Environmental Degradation: Empirical Evidence in Chinese Cities.” Pacific Economic Review 20(4): 544–68.
15. Wang, Ke, and Yingnan Liu. 2014. Can Beijing Fight with Haze? Lessons Can Be Learned from London and Los Angeles. Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research (CEEP), Beijing Institute of Technology. CEEP-BIT Working Paper.
16. Zhang, ZhongXiang. 2014. “Energy and Environmental Issues and Policy in China.” In Routledge Handbook of the Chinese Economy, eds. Gregory C Chow and Dwight H Perkins. Hoboken: Taylor and Francis, Chapter 18, 303-323.