Categories: Asia, China, India

Climate and Individual Well-being

This paper investigates the influence of climate on well-being. While previous studies have compared the well-being of people living in different regions, this study focuses on individuals in one location. It is based on the daily data of 75 students fo… more »

Methods and tools for integrated assessment of land use policies on sustainable development in developing countries

Abstract: For stimulating sustainable development in developing countries, land use patterns and land use changes are considered critical, and therefore effective and efficient land use policies are needed. In this paper we present a methodological f… more »

Ecological benefits assessment and spatial modeling of urban ecosystem for controlling urban sprawl in Eastern Beijing, China

Abstract: Urban expansion as a complex dynamic process of land use change has interested many urban planners and researchers in its relationship to social, economic and ecological factors. How to design an ecological and economic urban form and structur… more »

How does environmental performance affect financial performance? Evidence from Japanese manufacturing firms

Abstract: This paper examines the effects of environmental performance on financial performance using the data of Japanese manufacturing firms from 2004 to 2008. As the environmental performance [factors the] study considers ... waste and greenhouse gas… more »