Project title: Globolization and Climate Change
Project Lead: Manh-Hung Nguyen, Chon Van Le
The overall objective of the project is to analyze the impact of FDI on climate change in Vietnam in general, and to analyze the extent of CO2 emission to the environment in particular. Based on that, the project provides recommendations on optimal policies for FDI mobilization and allocation , ensuring promotion of socio-economic development in the context of environmental sustainability.
- Assess impact of FDI on CO2 emissions and analyze differences between sectors/fields/areas. Although CO2 emission is just one of various environmental influences (besides solid waste and liquid waste), there are two reasons that CO2 emission is widely accepted in scientific community in term of assessing impact of the environment. Firstly, CO2 emission is a major cause to greenhouse effect, so it is one of top concerns of international environmental agreements (such as the Paris Environment Agreement). Second, data on CO2 emission is plentiful.
- Analyze international perspectives on climate change and application in Vietnam.
- Evaluate cost of toxic gas emissions, then accurately measure the social cost of foreign investment. It is also a basis to assess optimal investment in the context of Vietnam’s current environmental issues.
- Analyze theoretical model on assessing impact of foreign investment. Quantify the impact of attracting foreign investment on CO2 emissions.
- Propose policies to attract foreign investment that takes into account environmental factors
- Raise awareness of young people and local people in rural areas about climate change.
- Improve environmental monitoring and management ability for policy-makers in Vietnam
- TA Luong, M-H Nguyen, K Truong and K Le, Rainfall variability and internal migration: the importance of agriculture linkage and gender inequality, R&R, Economic Analysis and Policy, 2022.
- JP. Amigues, M. Moreaux , M-H Nguyen, The two energy transitions and the Hotelling rule: Exhausting a resource while building, maintaining and scrapping a dedicated capital (), under review, 2020.
- T Luong, M-H Nguyen, The timing of environmental policy and welfare cost under ecological and economic uncertainties, May, 2021.
- Chon V Le, M-H Nguyen, Production inefficiency of the U.S. electricity industry in the face of restructuring and emission reduction, May 2022.
- Chon V Le, M-H Nguyen, T Luong, Ngu V Hoang, Does Foreign Capital Curb CO2 Emissions More Than Domestic Capital among OECD Countries? IREEDS working paper,
- T Luong, M-H Nguyen, Quality of life and climate change: Evidence from the SHARE dataset, under review, 2022