China's carbon emission trading market has been formally established, but few studies have been conducted to analyze the impact of this policy on the regional urbanization level. Therefore, this paper evaluates whether the carbon trading pilot policy can enhance the regional urbanization level in China through the difference-in-differences method and analyzes the mediating role of industrial structure upgrading in this process. The results prove that the carbon trading market policy can accelerate the transformation and upgrading of industrial structure in the region so that it promotes the development of regional urbanization. Moreover, the effects of the policy are concentratedly manifested in the eastern region of China.
Cheng, H.; Liu, X.; Xu, Z. Impact of Carbon Emission Trading Market on Regional Urbanization: an Empirical Study Based on a Difference-In-Differences Model. Economic Analysis Letters, 2022, 1, 3. https://doi.org/10.58567/eal01010003
Cheng H, Liu X, Xu Z. Impact of Carbon Emission Trading Market on Regional Urbanization: an Empirical Study Based on a Difference-In-Differences Model. Economic Analysis Letters; 2022, 1(1):3. https://doi.org/10.58567/eal01010003
Cheng, Haoyuan; Liu, Xiaoqian; Xu, Zhenlong 2022. "Impact of Carbon Emission Trading Market on Regional Urbanization: an Empirical Study Based on a Difference-In-Differences Model" Economic Analysis Letters 1, no.1: 3. https://doi.org/10.58567/eal01010003
Cheng, H., Liu, X., & Xu, Z. (2022). Impact of Carbon Emission Trading Market on Regional Urbanization: an Empirical Study Based on a Difference-In-Differences Model. Economic Analysis Letters, 1(1), 3. https://doi.org/10.58567/eal01010003
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