Environmental Performance in Asia: Overview, Drivers, and Policy Implications
17 Pages Posted: 21 Feb 2020
Date Written: August 26, 2019
As accompaniments to fast-growing economies, the effects of environmental degradation such as deteriorating water quality, land deforestation and pollution, and frequent atmospheric haze are gaining increasing attention from both policy makers and the public across countries in Asia. We give an overview on environmental performance, disentangle its drivers, and finally advance preliminary policy recommendations for more effective environmental governance in the region.
Keywords: environment, environmental performance, governance, Asia
JEL Classification: Q5, Q56, Q58
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