Title: Evaluation of environmental performance based on SBM-Tobit two-stage model

Authors: Minmin Teng; Chuanfeng Han

Addresses: College of Economics and Management, Shanghai University of Electric Power, Shanghai, China ' Institute of Urban Construction and Emergency Management, Tongji University, Shanghai, China

Abstract: Governments are the main institutions of environmental governance, but the investment-output results of environmental governance differ across different governments. This paper uses the SBM model to measure the static performance of environmental governance in eastern China from 2008 to 2014, and then uses Tobit regression analysis to identify factors influencing environmental performance. The results show that the environmental performance of seven provinces has a relatively large variation, and the proportion of environmental governance investment in GDP has the greatest impact on environmental performance.

Keywords: environmental governance; performance evaluation; non-expected output; SBM-Tobit model; eastern China.

DOI: 10.1504/IJWMC.2017.089329

International Journal of Wireless and Mobile Computing, 2017 Vol.13 No.4, pp.330 - 335

Available online: 11 Jan 2018

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