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Replication data for: Carbon Pricing Induces Innovation: Evidence from China's Regional Carbon Market Pilots

Version
1
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Cui, Jingbo
  • Zhang, Junjie
  • Zheng, Yang
Publication Date
2018-05-01
Description
  • Abstract

    China has launched seven regional pilots of emission trading scheme (ETS) to limit its carbon emissions. Taking advantage of the variations in the regional ETS pilots across regions and sectors and over time, we employ a difference-in-difference-in-differences (DDD) approach to evaluate the effect of ETS on low-carbon innovation at the firm level. Using patent application data of publicly-listed firms in China between 2003 and 2015, we find that the ETS pilots induced innovation in low-carbon technologies. The more active pilots—measured by carbon price and turnover rate of allowance trading—are associated with more intense low-carbon innovation.
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Relations
  • Is supplement to
    DOI: 10.1257/pandp.20181027 (Text)
Publications
  • Cui, Jingbo, Junjie Zhang, and Yang Zheng. “Carbon Pricing Induces Innovation: Evidence from China’s Regional Carbon Market Pilots.” AEA Papers and Proceedings 108 (2018): 453–57. https://doi.org/10.1257/pandp.20181027.
    • ID: 10.1257/pandp.20181027 (DOI)

Update Metadata: 2020-05-18 | Issue Number: 2 | Registration Date: 2019-10-13

Cui, Jingbo; Zhang, Junjie; Zheng, Yang (2018): Replication data for: Carbon Pricing Induces Innovation: Evidence from China's Regional Carbon Market Pilots. Version: 1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/E114441V1