is a visiting fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, where he was in residence from1993 to 1998. This is his fifth Institute study on China-related subjects. Previous work included
Behind the Open Door
(1998) on foreign investment in China,
The New Economy and APEC
(2002, with Catherine Mann) on informationtechnology and Asian productivity,
Roots of Competitiveness
(2004, with Scott Rozelle and Jikun Huang) on China’sagricultural sector, and
Prospects for a US-Taiwan Free Trade Agreement
(2004, with Nick Lardy). His first work on theintersection of China’s energy sector and environment was
, written with Dan Esty in 1994–95 for theRockefeller Brothers Foundation. In addition to his Institute scholarship, he is principal of China Strategic Advisory, aNew York–based consultancy, and adjunct professor at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairssince 2001.
is a visiting fellow at the Colin Powell Center for Policy Studies at the City College of New York andDirector of China Strategic Advisory’s Energy Practice. His recent publications include
Chávez-China Oil Deal May Produce Unsuspected Winners,
published by YaleGlobal in September 2006;
The China Energy Specter: Perceptions and Prospects,
prepared for the Pudong Institute for the US Economy in May 2006; and
Alternative Measures of Chi- nese Economic Development
, developed for the Aspen Institute
in February 2006.
The authors would like to thank the following who served as advisors to this study:Renato Amorim, Companhia Vale do Rio Doce (CVRD)David Blumental, Vinson & Elkins LLPDaniel Esty, Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy George Gilboy, Woodside PetroleumMichael Laske, AVL China Jeff Logan, World Resource InstituteLiang Shipu, Shenhua GroupDavid Pumphrey, US Department of Energy Scott Roberts, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Gavin Thompson, WoodMackenzie Xu Xiaohui, General Electric ChinaK. F. Yan, Cambridge Energy Research Associates (CERA)Zhang Jianyu, Environmental Defense ChinaSpecial thanks go to Peter C. Evans of CERA and Erica Downs of the Brookings Institution for their extensive help inthis endeavor.This policy analysis
is an abbreviated version of a book on China’s energy sector currently under preparation for the Pe-terson Institute for International Economics.
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