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Eco-Efficiency of Circular Economy Development in Hunan Province

  • Han Qinglan
  • Cheng Xiaojuan
  • Quan Chunguang
Conference paper


On the base of the essentials of circular economy and connotations of eco-efficiency, an eco-efficiency index system for assessing the circular economy of Hunan Province is established with reference to local and international research. By using the established index system, variations in the economy and eco-efficiency for the period from 2001 to 2010 are analyzed. The results indicate that Hunan provincial GDP achieves a high and rapid growth during the last 10 years. Concurrently eco-efficiency indicators display different changing laws.


Circular economy Co-efficiency Index system Hunan Province 



This paper is supported by Scientific Research Fund of Hunan Provincial Education Department (No.10C0676, 11C0524), and the Hunan Provincial Philosophy & Society Science Foundation (No. Xiang Zhe She Ling [2011]13).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of BusinessesCentral South UniversityChangshaP.R. China
  2. 2.Department of Industrial EngineeringHunan University of Science and TechnologyXiangtanP.R. China

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