Beijer Fellows

Li Chuan Zhong | Professor, Programme Director

My research interests are environmental economics, resilience modeling, applied econometrics, dynamic welfare analysis, and sustainability measurement. I am programme director for the research programme Complex Systems.

Professor Li is also employed at Uppsala University

Li Chuan Zhong


Phone +46 18 471 14 46
Fax + 46 8 15 24 64
Address: The Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics, The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Box 50005, SE-104 05 Stockholm Sweden


Beijer E-print Series
529 The Economics of Resilience
Li, C-Z, A-S. Crépin and C. Folke. 2018. International Review of Environmental and Resource Economics 11: 309–353.

Beijer E-print Series
512 Measuring the NIMBY effect in urban China: The case of waste transfer stations in the metropolis Shanghai
Zhang, L., J. Chen, Q. Hao and C.Z. Li. 2017. Journal of Housing and the Built Environment 3:1-18.

Beijer E-print Series
478  The economics of tipping points
De Zeeuw, A.D., and C.Z. Li (2016). Environmental and Resource Economics 65:513-517.

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474 Resource misallocation in Chinese manufacturing enterprises: evidence from firm-level data
Li, C. Z. and Wei, C. (2017) Journal of Cleaner Production 142, 837-845

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473 Growth, Water Resilience , and Sustainability : A DSGE Model Applied to South Africa.
Li, C. Z., and R. B. Swain (2016). Water Economics and Policy 2(4):1–23

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456 EU's conservation accreditation system for architects and its implications for China (in Chinese)
Rao, L. and C.Z. Li (2015). Journal of Sichuan University (Social Science Edition) 6:86-94.

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451  Regime Shifts and Resilience in Fisheries Management: A Case Study of the Argentinean Hake fishery
Li, C.Z., S. Villasante and X. Zhu (2016). Environmental and Resource Economics. First online. doi: 10.1007/s10640-016-0038-y.

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444 A dynamic price index theory for deflating green net national product: an illustrative application using data from the United States.
Li, C.Z. and K.G. Löfgren (2015). Environmental Economics 6(2):21-29.

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396 The water and diamond paradox and green NNP as a welfare indicator
Li, C. Z., K.-G. Löfgren. (2014) Environmental Economics 5(2):30-36.

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376 Growth, pollution, and money-metric welfare in imperfect markets
Li, C.-Z. and K.G. Löfgren (2012). Environmental Economics 3:1–14.

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374 Genuine saving under stochastic growth
Li, C.-Z. and K.G. Löfgren (2012). Letters in Spatial and Resource Sciences 5:167–174.

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357 General Resilience to Cope with Extreme Events
Stephen R. Carpenter, Kenneth J. Arrow, Scott Barrett, Reinette Biggs, William A. Brock, Anne-Sophie Crépin, Gustav Engström, Carl Folke, Terry P. Hughes, Nils Kautsky, Chuan-Zhong Li, Geoffrey McCarney, Kyle Meng, Karl-Göran Mäler, Stephen Polasky, Marten Scheffer, Jason Shogren, Thomas Sterner, Jeffrey R. Vincent, Brian Walker, Anastasios Xepapadeas and Aart de Zeeuw. Sustainability (2012), 4, 3248-3259; doi:10.3390/su4123248

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345 Valuing urban accessibility and air quality in Sweden - A regional welfare analysis
Chuan-Zhong Li and Gunnar Isacsson. Empirical Economics (2012) 42:881–898, DOI 10.1007/s00181-011-0462-3

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314 Measuring sustainability under regime shift uncertainty: a resilience pricing approach
Karl-Göran Mäler and Chuan-Zhong Li Environment and Development Economics 15: 707–719(2010). doi:10.1017/S1355770X10000318

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313 Dynamic cost–benefit analysis of large projects: The role of capital cost
Chuan-Zhong Li och Karl-Gustaf Löfgren Economics Letters 109 (2010) 128–130

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293 Incorporating Resilience in the Assessment of Inclusive Wealth: An Example from South East Australia
Brian Walker, Leonie Pearson, Michael Harris, Karl-Göran Maler, Chuan-Zhong Li, Reinette Biggs and Tim Baynes. Environ Resource Econ (2010) 45:183–202

Beijer Discussion Paper
262 An explicit formula for optimal carbon taxes under general economic settings
Chuan-Zhong Li. 2018.

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256 Environmental Objectives, Cost Efficiency and Multivariate Stochastic Control
Chuan-Zhong Li, Erika Budh. Environmental Modeling and Assessment (2008) 13:315–325

Beijer Discussion Paper
209 Incorporating Resilience in the assessment of Inclusive Wealth: An example from South East Australia
Brian Walker, Leonie Pearson, Michael Harris, Karl-Göran Maler, Chuan-Zhong Li and Reinette Biggs. 2007.

Beijer Discussion Paper
208 Pricing Resilience in a Dynamic Economy-Environment System: A Capital-Theorethical Approach
Karl-Göran Mäler, Chuan-Zhong Li and Gia Destouni. 2007

26 Green National Accounting and Sustainability
Karl-Gustaf Löfgren and Chuan-Zhong Li (eds.) Edward Elgar Publishing. 2011.

24 Att mäta välfärd och hållbar utveckling - gröna nationalräkenskaper och samhällsekonomiska kalkyler (Measuring welfare and sustainable development)
Chuan-Zhong Li and Karl-Gustaf Löfgren Rapport till Expertgruppen för miljöstudier, Finansdepartementet. 2010.