Investing on Low-Carbon Energy Systems

Implications for Regional Economic Cooperation

  • Venkatachalam Anbumozhi
  • Kaliappa Kalirajan
  • Fukunari Kimura
  • Xianbin Yao

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. An Evolutionary Analysis of Low-Carbon Energy Systems and Green Growth

  3. Transition Experiments and Innovation in Regional Cooperation

  4. Regional Economic Integration and Implications for Low-Carbon Green Growth

  5. Conclusion

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 463-463
    2. Kaliappa Kalirajan, Venkatachalam Anbumozhi, Fukunari Kimura
      Pages 465-470
  6. Venkatachalam Anbumozhi, Kaliappa Kalirajan, Fukunari Kimura, Xianbin Yao
    Pages E1-E1
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 471-496

About this book


This book investigates low-carbon energy system development that integrate economic growth, environmental sustainability and social development. It explores recent developments in the energy markets in emerging economies  that highlight the need for strengthening regional cooperation across Asia to sustain energy security and reduce carbon emissions, in particular.
The book discusses how to pursue effective regional cooperation, focusing on both market-based and extra-market mechanisms to complement and augment country level actions. It pays particular attention to the evolving patterns of Asia’s economic cooperation and integration in recent decades, and highlights important lessons and insights that need to be incorporated in the organizing framework.
The book uses scenario settings, meta -policy analysis and varying coefficients stochastic frontier gravity model in assessing progress in various aspects of regional cooperation. It provides a policy analysis program to guide the continued monitoring and assessment of regional cooperation initiatives in achieving low-carbon green growth in the region.


Low-carbon Energy Systems Green Growth Sustainability Carbon Market Energy Security Energy Policy

Editors and affiliations

  • Venkatachalam Anbumozhi
    • 1
  • Kaliappa Kalirajan
    • 2
  • Fukunari Kimura
    • 3
  • Xianbin Yao
    • 4
  1. 1.Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA)JakartaIndonesia
  2. 2.Crawford School of Public PolicyAustralian National UniversityCanberraAustralia
  3. 3.Faculty of EconomicsKeio UniversityTokyoJapan
  4. 4.Asian Development BankManilaPhilippines

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media Singapore 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Economics and Finance
  • Print ISBN 978-981-10-0760-6
  • Online ISBN 978-981-10-0761-3
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