Advancing sustainable growth in the United States and China

Research & Publications

Our Beijing-based research team produces thought leadership on policy, technology and market-based solutions that will advance China’s industrial and energy-sector transformation.

Green Finance for Low-Carbon Cities

The Institute recently published a paper on challenges and opportunities in financing energy-efficient buildings in China.

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Green Finance for Low-Carbon Cities

Financing Energy-Efficient Buildings in Chinese Cities
— By Kevin Mo, Ph.D.

 

Jing-Jin-Ji Series

Focusing on the Jing-Jin-Ji (JJJ) region around Beijing, these reports make the case that economic and environmental prosperity can be achieved hand-in-hand. Drawing upon best practices and experiences from the United States and Europe, the reports provide lessons for the Jing-Jin-Ji region.

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Jing-Jin-Ji Series

Going for Gold: Championing Renewable Integration in Jing-Jin-Ji
— By Anders Hove & Kevin Mo, Ph.D.

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Jing-Jin-Ji Series

China’s Next Opportunity: Sustainable Economic Transition
— By Anders Hove, Merisha Enoe, & Kate Gordon

 

Stronger Markets, Cleaner Air Series

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Stronger Markets, Cleaner Air Series

Climate Change, Air Quality and the Economy: Integrating Policy for China’s Economic and Environmental Prosperity
— By Anders Hove & Merisha Enoe

Paulson Dialogue Papers

In support of the Chinese government’s efforts to address air quality and economic growth together, these papers explore how market forces within China can efficiently allocate energy resources to reduce carbon emissions and explore policy options.

The topics are focused on power sector reform, electric power demand response, building energy efficiency, and carbon emissions trading, and were co-authored with experts from the Regulatory Assistance Project (RAP), Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and World Bank.

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Building Energy Disclosure: How Energy Reporting for Buildings Can Reduce Costs and Improve Efficiency
— By Gailius J. Draugelis, Anders Hove, & Merisha Enoe

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Stronger Markets, Cleaner Air Series

Carbon Emissions Trading: Rolling Out a Successful Carbon Trading System
— By Josh Margolis, Daniel J. Dudek, & Anders Hove

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Stronger Markets, Cleaner Air Series

Demand Response: A High-Reward Solution to Reduce Energy Use, Emissions and Costs
— By Mona Yew, Anders Hove, & Merisha Enoe

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Stronger Markets, Cleaner Air Series

Power Sector: Deepening Reform to Reduce Emissions, Improve Air Quality and Promote Economic Growth
— By Max Dupuy, Frederick Weston, & Anders Hove

Interested experts, potential co-authors and those with recommended case studies are encouraged to contact ema@paulsoninstitute.org.