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  • Do roads lead to grassland degradation or restoration? A case study in Inner Mongolia, China

    Deng, Xiangzheng; Huang, Jikun; Huang, Qiuqiong; Rozelle, Scott; Gibson, John (Cambridge University Press, 2011)
    We use satellite remote sensing data of grassland cover in Inner Mongolia, China to test whether the existence of and the size of roads in 1995 is associated with the nature of the grassland in 2000 and/or if it affects ...
  • Dynamics of Land Use and Land Cover Changes in China

    Deng, Xiangzheng (The University of Waikato, 2018)
    A key contribution of environmental economics to policy making has been to provide empirical indicators of sustainable economic development. An economy is (weakly) sustainable if it saves more than the combined depreciation ...
  • Mapping poverty in rural China: How much does the environment matter?

    Olivia, Susan; Gibson, John; Rozelle, Scott; Huang, Jikun; Deng, Xiangzheng (2008-09)
    In this paper, we apply a recently developed small-area estimation technique to derive geographically detailed estimates of consumption-based poverty and inequality in rural Shaanxi, China. We also investigate whether using ...
  • Mapping poverty in rural China: how much does the environment matter?

    Olivia, Susan; Gibson, John; Rozelle, Scott; Huang, Jikun; Deng, Xiangzheng (Cambridge University Press, 2011)
    A recently developed small area estimation technique is used to geographically derive detailed estimates of consumption-based poverty and inequality in rural Shaanxi, China. These estimates may be helpful for targeting ...
  • Pressure cookers or pressure valves: Do roads lead to deforestation in China?

    Deng, Xiangzheng; Huang, Jikun; Uchida, Emi; Rozelle, Scott; Gibson, John (Elsevier, 2010)
    The effect of roads on forests is ambiguous. Many studies conclude that building and upgrading roads increases pressure on forests but some find that new and better roads may reduce the rate of deforestation. In this paper ...

Xiangzheng Deng has 7 co-authors in Research Commons.