Volume 3, Issue 4, December 2018, Page: 40-46
Study on the Decoupling of Forestry Economic Growth Based on Material Flow Accounting
Shan Yongjuan, School of Management Science and Engineering, Hebei GEO University, Shijiazhuang, China
Zhang Ying, School of Economics and Management, Beijing Forestry University, Beijing, China
Received: Nov. 20, 2018;       Accepted: Dec. 6, 2018;       Published: Jan. 22, 2019
DOI: 10.11648/j.ajere.20180304.11      View  819      Downloads  100
Forestry is endowed with an important role in the construction of ecological civilization, forestry production is the first to rush to realize material input reduction and low emission production. Based on the EW-MFA compilation guide published by the European statistics bureau, the material flow scale of the input-output forestry economic system is calculated. On this basis, the decoupling coefficient of forestry economic growth is studied according to the decoupling theory. The results show that the EKC curve of DMI and the per capita forestry GDP has crossed the inflection point and entered the decline channel; in the input and output side of forestry economic system, forestry economic growth show strong decoupling simultaneously in the year of 1996, 1998 and 2016. If the trend of reduction of material input in forestry production can be maintained, it is estimated that forestry economic growth will enter sustainable development model.
Forestry Economic Production, Material Flow Accounting, EKC Curve, Decoupling Analysis
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Shan Yongjuan, Zhang Ying, Study on the Decoupling of Forestry Economic Growth Based on Material Flow Accounting, American Journal of Environmental and Resource Economics. Vol. 3, No. 4, 2018, pp. 40-46. doi: 10.11648/j.ajere.20180304.11
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