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Water Footprint Accounting Method

  • Meng XuEmail author
  • Chunhui Li
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Abstract

In this chapter, water footprint accounting methods for both blue WF and grey WF in different economic sectors were provided based on the Environmental Input-Output Model. In addition, the Location Quotient for Substitution were introduced. This concept is applicable in formulating the regional IO tables when the regions are in lack of IO data.

Keywords

Environmental Input-Output (IO) model Location quotient for substitution Blue WF Grey WF Water footprint accounting 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Public AdministrationZhejiang University of Finance and EconomicsHangzhouChina
  2. 2.School of EnvironmentBeijing Normal UniversityBeijingChina

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