Options for the Procurement of Environmental Water Rights-Market Allocation or Government Regulation?

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Confronting with the dual task of developing the economy and protecting the environment, China has made environmental protection one of its basic national policies. In the absence of well-defined property rights, disputes over water use have become more frequent, options for the procurement of environmental water rights in China is a pending issue in the process of sustainable development. Due to the public characteristics of environmental goods, the operation of a simple market or the control by government may not allocate water resources efficiently, the government should play a role via public and private programs enhance the environment through the direct acquisition of environment amenities. The estimation of values for preserving environmental assets is more challenging.

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Periodical:

Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 113-116)

Edited by:

Zhenyu Du and X.B Sun

Pages:

296-300

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.113-116.296

Citation:

L. G. Zhao and H. Y. Han, "Options for the Procurement of Environmental Water Rights-Market Allocation or Government Regulation?", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 113-116, pp. 296-300, 2010

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June 2010

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