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Regional science in a resource-constrained world

Matthias Ruth
2018 The annals of regional science  
This paper presents challenges to mainstream regional science that stem from the fact that regional economies are subsumed within larger social, economic and environmental systems.  ...  of investment and policy making.  ...  Acknowledgements Many thanks go to Geoffrey Hewings for his insightful comments on the address, and his steadfast support and friendship over the decades.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00168-018-0879-0 fatcat:37apb7mhcre2rcwqoczozwh5ne

Exploring the Development Strategies of Science Parks Using the Hybrid MCDM Approach

Sirirat Sae Lim, Hong Ngoc Nguyen, Chia-Li Lin
2022 Sustainability  
We found that the improvement of public infrastructure (PI) can improve not only the environmental quality (EQ) but also promote the business environment (BE) and the working environment (WE).  ...  This research improves the method of collecting empirical data to establish the driving forces for developing science parks through suitable development strategies.  ...  more favorable land and plant rents to drive investment capacity, and maintain and improve environmental quality are needed to be implemented.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su14074351 fatcat:j6ahjszg6zaahjsvrdofkzawdi

Efficiency Evaluation of Industrial Solid Waste Recycling Utilization Based on Improved DEA Model

Jun Zhou, Rong Zhang
2019 IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environment  
Encouraging the utilization of industrial solid waste resources is a necessary way to achieve economic and environmental sustainability.  ...  Finally, this paper proposes suggestions for improvement from the perspective of coordinating economic, social and environmental sustainability.  ...  Acknowledgements This research project (Grant No. 71372192) was supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China.  ... 
doi:10.1088/1755-1315/295/3/032024 fatcat:niyenwlhqngavi2caiysxsgzda

Impact of Microplastics on Aquatic Organisms and Human Health: A Review

Mridula Rajesh
2020 International Journal of Environmental Sciences & Natural Resources  
Regional actions also improve the efficiencies of transboundary decisions, coordinating collective goods to achieve economies of scale and reducing the transaction cost of the sustainability programs a  ...  International Journal of Environmental Sciences & Natural Resources on the one hand, or city specific on the other, leaving out the role of subnational regions in shaping the benefits and costs of sustainability  ... 
doi:10.19080/ijesnr.2020.26.556184 fatcat:gpgbxmyf3zay3jxb47ohb6bz3q

Energy efficiency financing strategies and obstacles for residential public buildings in the Balkan region

Jasmina Mangafić, Ognjen Riđić, Josip Nikolić, Azra Smječanin
2021 Periodicals of Engineering and Natural Sciences (PEN)  
It is especially important in the countries belonging to the Balkan's region of the Southeastern Europe (SE).  ...  The research problem addressed in this paper focuses on the improvements in the inherent energy inefficiency by the means of quality financing of investment arrangements.  ...  The member countries of the European Union (EU) display the multitude of utilized fiscal sources in order to invest in the improvement of quality environmental protection.  ... 
doi:10.21533/pen.v9i2.1814 fatcat:2v53onm6dje3ziecbkmu27ht4u

Automated Toolkit for Encouraging a Producer to Use Innovative Technologies in Environmentally Oriented Economic Development of Mining Regions

Alexey Medvedev, Ivan Kislyakov, Yevgheniya Prokopenko, Maria Semenkina, Kristina Brester, M. Tyulenev, S. Zhironkin, A. Khoreshok, S. Vöth, M. Cehlár, D. Nuray, J. Janocko (+5 others)
2019 E3S Web of Conferences  
effective decision support tool aimed at improving environmental and investment attractiveness of a mining region by encouraging a producer to use the best available technologies and conserve the natural  ...  Accounting for environmental risks will allow the control center or other decision makers to identify not only the optimal pattern of eco-economic interaction in the region, but also reflect changes in  ...  investment decisions or, otherwise, as a toolkit for assessing a region's environmental and investment attractiveness aimed the use of innovative technologies.  ... 
doi:10.1051/e3sconf/201910503020 fatcat:e2deas4yjjet5fndrfbactmxym

Development of Methods for Analysis and Assessment of the Efficiency of Regional Investment Projects Seeking State Support

Kseniya E. Azzheurova, Elena A. Bessonova
2015 Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences  
The paper substantiates the necessity to complement the evaluation algorithm of regional investment projects with functional units of analysis of social, innovative, environmental consequences of projects  ...  With present-day conditions in mind for improving the efficiency of functioning of regional economy one needs new tools and methods of management of regional investment projects based on the latest achievements  ...  to accumulate funds for developing the social sphere of the region, improving living standards, reducing investment risks and increasing the innovative potential of the region.  ... 
doi:10.5901/mjss.2015.v6n5s2p362 fatcat:afamcisysvdjdgjlgno7cdfx6a

Impact of Air Pollution Regulation and Technological Investment on Sustainable Development of Green Economy in Eastern China: Empirical Analysis with Panel Data Approach

Mingliang Zhao, Fangyi Liu, Yingjie Song, Jiangbo Geng
2020 Sustainability  
Technological investment can promote the improvement of GTFP, but it could have a negative impact on green technology progress in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region.  ...  The output efficiency of technological investment should be improved.  ...  Considering the negative impact of science and technology investment on the improvement of green technology progress in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, it is necessary to establish an efficient R&D decision  ... 
doi:10.3390/su12083073 fatcat:2okc2dkdv5bi3pdr34ogea4g5e

The Value of Global Earth Observations [chapter]

Michael Obersteiner, Juraj Balkovič, Hannes Böttcher, Jetske A. Bouma, Steffen Fritz, Sabina Fuss, Peter Havlik, Christine Heumesser, Stefan Hochrainer, Kerstin Jantke, Nikolay Khabarov, Barbara Koch (+21 others)
2017 Satellite Earth Observations and Their Impact on Society and Policy  
In this decision-making context, collective efforts to manage the Earth system are in danger of being erratic and the result of competing interests rather than based on decisions informed by robust scientific  ...  planning, coordination, and international cooperation (Walker et al. 2009 ); this will only progress effectively and efficiently if private and public policies are based on reliable information and sound science  ...  through an improved GCOS justifies further investment.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-981-10-3713-9_12 fatcat:s5gxmfysbrawrk65pmbmkgufna

How to Evaluate Investment Efficiency of Environmental Pollution Control: Evidence from China

Xiaochun Zhao, Laichun Long, Qun Sun, Wei Zhang
2022 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
and regions has narrowed while the investment efficiency of environmental pollution control has improved, and there is still an unbalanced situation.  ...  of investment in environmental pollution control in China and analyze regional differences.  ...  and technical improvement to the improvement of environmental pollution control efficiency in the period from t to t + 1 of the evaluation decision-making unit (DMU).  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph19127252 pmid:35742501 pmcid:PMC9223102 fatcat:qlxrfhg3yngz3cwt2xu5jgznba

The Heterogeneous Impacts of Human Capital on Green Total Factor Productivity: Regional Diversity Perspective

Hang Xiao, Jialu You
2021 Frontiers in Environmental Science  
Employing panel data from 30 provinces from 2001 to 2018 in China, we analyzed the dynamic and static efficiency of GTFP in different regions by three-stage data envelopment analysis (DEA).  ...  That human capital improves the efficiency of Green Total Factor Productivity has been established in research fields, but the heterogeneous effects of human capital on GTFP and its sustainable mechanisms  ...  Financial science and education investment play essential roles in achieving the convergence of the regional economic development level gap.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fenvs.2021.713562 fatcat:skomkzrr3fgmjg6uamio66kgha

Infrastructure Public–Private Partnership (PPP) Investment and Government Fiscal Expenditure on Science and Technology from the Perspective of Sustainability

Chang Liu
2021 Sustainability  
A good government investment structure and governance environment will help to improve the financial sustainability of infrastructure investment.  ...  The results show that the positive effect of government fiscal expenditure on science and technology and the development of the infrastructure PPP model in local regions is significant.  ...  in order to improve the investment efficiency; however, this effect is relatively weak in the more developed eastern regions.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su13116193 fatcat:n4ji2o3wdrb6fkvlerjz4gl5fm

Agricultural Foods Economic Efficiency Evaluation Based on DEA

Su Ling Guo
2015 Advance Journal of Food Science and Technology  
Therefore, improving the efficiency of agricultural food circular economy should adapt different measure according to local conditions, increase agricultural scientific and technological input and improve  ...  improvement of food production through the improvement of quality of the labor force and the investment of agricultural science and technology.  ...  Making Unit (DMU), its aim is to reflect that the DMU can reach "with minimal investment, maximum benefit" decision results.  ... 
doi:10.19026/ajfst.8.1547 fatcat:dbai3qu4u5ggbnp7dxnbyflgku

Science to support the management of riverine flows

Rick J. Stoffels, Nick R. Bond, Sam Nicol
2018 Freshwater Biology  
This is the author manuscript accepted for publication and has undergone full peer review but has not been through the copyediting, typesetting, pagination and proofreading process, which may lead to differences  ...  Acknowledgements We thank the Murray-Darling Basin Officials Committee and Jane Doolan for challenging us to reconsider how ecologists can best support the decision problems of flows management.  ...  The authors have no conflict of interest to declare. We are grateful to Angus Webb, Jonathan Kennan and Eric Stein for inviting us to contribute to this special issue of Freshwater Biology.  ... 
doi:10.1111/fwb.13061 fatcat:wsehwnhytvat5a6qntkuayxiie

Does Increased Representation of Female Executives Improve Corporate Environmental Investment? Evidence from China

Xinfeng Jiang, Ahsan Akbar
2018 Sustainability  
Moreover, female executives' environmental investment remains significant in China's eastern regions despite having less stringent government regulations.  ...  environmental investment.  ...  Acknowledgments: We are grateful to the suggestions and insightful comments of two anonymous reviewers and the financial assistance by the National Natural Science Foundation of China, the Fundamental  ... 
doi:10.3390/su10124750 fatcat:ahbwhvjwwbbmlefpqg54t5h6vy
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