Advances in Management and Applied Economics

China’s Green TFP Calculation Combining Energy Consumption and Environmental Pollution Emissions: 1981-2011

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    Building the non-radial, non-oriented, SBM super-efficiency model, this paper calculates China’s green total factor productivity (GTFP) combining energy consumption and environmental pollution emissions during 1981-2011. It is found that the China’s green TFP declined persistently since 1996, and significantly accelerated after 2008, transformation of economic development mode has been impeded.