Show simple item record

dc.contributor.authorNing, Len_US
dc.contributor.authorWang, Fen_US
dc.date.accessioned2017-11-29T11:29:08Z
dc.date.available2017-05-01en_US
dc.date.issued2017-05-16en_US
dc.date.submitted2017-11-27T08:33:15.478Z
dc.identifier.issn0924-6460en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/28984
dc.description.abstract© 2017 The Author(s) This paper examines the environmental knowledge externalities of FDI within and across cities in an emerging economy context. It argues that the extent of these environmental externalities is contingent upon local industrial agglomeration. Using a panel dataset of 280 Chinese prefectural cities from 2003 to 2012, we employ a spatial economic approach. Although limited to evidence from soot and (Formula presented.) pollutants, our results suggest that FDI brings overall positive environmental knowledge externalities to a region, and also spillovers to nearby regions. Specialised cities may lock into a particular technological path, attenuating the absorption and diffusion of a variety of FDI environmental knowledge. Conversely, diversified cities promote cross-fertilisation of environmental knowledge and mitigate local pollution intensity at the aggregated city level. This study adds to the literature by highlighting the importance of considering both the spatiality of FDI and industrial structure in understanding FDI environmental knowledge spillovers.en_US
dc.format.extent1 - 25en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.relation.ispartofEnvironmental and Resource Economicsen_US
dc.rightsCC-BY
dc.titleDoes FDI Bring Environmental Knowledge Spillovers to Developing Countries? The Role of the Local Industrial Structureen_US
dc.typeArticle
dc.rights.holder© The Author(s) 2017
dc.identifier.doi10.1007/s10640-017-0159-yen_US
pubs.notesNot knownen_US
pubs.publication-statusAccepteden_US
dcterms.dateAccepted2017-05-01en_US


Files in this item

FilesSizeFormatView

There are no files associated with this item.

This item appears in the following Collection(s)

Show simple item record