E3S Web Conf.
Volume 236, 20213rd International Conference on Energy Resources and Sustainable Development (ICERSD 2020)
|Number of page(s)||4|
|Section||Green Technology Innovation and Intelligent Application of Environmental Equipment|
|Published online||09 February 2021|
Does Eco-innovation Improve Green Total Factor Productivity of China’s Industry?
1 Faculty of Finance and Economics, Jiangsu University, No.301Xue Fu Road, Zhenjiang, Jiangsu, 212013, China
2 Faculty of Economics and Management, East China Normal University, No. 3663 North Zhongshan Road, Shanghai, 200262, China
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The improvement of industrial green TFP is crucial for the sustainability of economy and environment. And the eco-innovation directly improves the industrial green TFP. However, there are few studies on the relation between eco-innovation and industrial green TFP. Based on the relevant data from 2006-2015 of 30 provinces in China, using SBM model this study firstly evaluates the industrial green TFP of each province by measuring the desirable output and undesirable output. Then the eco-innovation is measured by patent application quantity and further divided into breakthrough and incremental innovation by patent quality. The results show that eco-innovation improves the development of green industry in China. The promotion from breakthrough innovation is prominent. However, the incremental innovation restrains the development of green industry in China.
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