Working Paper — Jun 7, 2019
Building Subway Systems and Improving Air Quality in China: New Evidence from Multiple Chinese Cities
Partly to reduce air quality problems, China has invested heavily in urban subway systems. This paper provides the first comprehensive estimates of the effects of these investments on urban air quality, finding substantial air quality improvements.
Journal Article — Dec 27, 2018
Applying Benefit-Cost Analysis to Air Pollution Control in the Indian Power Sector
An examination of the benefits and costs of retrofitting a plant with a flue-gas desulfurization unit to reduce sulfur dioxide emissions.
Journal Article — Nov 30, 2018
Vehicle Ownership Restrictions and Fertility in Beijing
Leveraging a randomized lottery, we show that one unintended consequence of Beijing’s vehicle ownership restrictions has been to reduce the number of births in Beijing by a remarkable 6 percent between 2011 and 2014.
Workshops & Seminars — Apr 21, 2015
Looking Ahead toward Paris: International Perspectives on National Commitments
What might the commitments under the Paris agreement signal, both at home and abroad? This policy dialogue examined these issues and featured comments from experts who play key roles in crafting an international agreement that can be signed in Paris.
Workshops & Seminars — Apr 20, 2015
Report Release: China 2050 High Renewable Energy Penetration Scenario and Roadmap Study
RFF hosted Wang Zhongying, director of CNREC, and a panel of experts to present an overview of the "China 2050 High Renewable Energy Penetration Scenario and Roadmap Study
Workshops & Seminars — Dec 3, 2014
Carbon Cap and Trade in China: From Experimentation to Nationalization?
At this RFF First Wednesday Seminar, RFF’s Clayton Munnings and Richard Morgenstern presented key findings from a recent RFF discussion paper, which assesses the design of three of the pilot programs, in Guangdong, Shanghai and Shenzhen.
Press Release — Jun 18, 2019
New Episode of Resources Radio on Rural Energy Access
In this podcast, Subhrendu Pattanayak discusses ways rural energy access can be improved.
Media Highlight — Jan 24, 2018
Evaluation Needed to Make Carbon Trading a Success
Media Highlight — Dec 19, 2017