Research on the Efficiency Assessment and Its Key Influencing Factors Analysis of the Investment in the Environment Governance of 15 Sub-Provincial Cities in China

Ammar Mohammed Ameen Almamari, Li Hongwei


Continued the environmental pollution restricts the city's sustainable and healthy development in the future. The public goods characteristics of urban environment need a lot of funds for environmental governance from local finance, so improving the efficiency of fiscal expenditure of environmental governance is an important way to solve the current lack of financial investment. This paper evaluates the fiscal expenditure efficiency of environmental governance in local cities in China and empirically examines the environmental variables that affect the efficiency of fiscal expenditure. Based on this, it puts forward some policy recommendations to further improve the efficiency of fiscal expenditure in environmental governance. This paper focuses on 15 sub-Provincial cities, which includes cities named Chengdu, Dalian, Guangzhou, Harbin, Hangzhou, Jinan, Nanjing, Ningbo, Qingdao, Xiamen, Shenzhen Shenyang Wuhan Xi'an and Changchun.The innovation of this paper systematically summarizes the investment efficiency of environmental governance, based on the principle of building evaluation index system, taking the total investment in environmental governance as input index and the performance of environmental governance investment in water, gas and solid control as output, establishing 15 sub-Provincial cities of China environmental governance investment efficiency evaluation index system, based on the DEA method of 15 sub-Provincial cities of China environmental governance investment efficiency evaluation model, and then the environmental governance investment efficiency as the mother factor, the evaluation indicators for environmental governance investment efficiency factors, the use of gray correlation Analysis method to construct the key influencing factor analysis model of 15 sub-Provincial cities of China environmental governance investment efficiency and collect the input-output data of 15 sub-Provincial cities of China, autonomous regions and municipalities through 15 sub-Provincial cities of China Environmental Statistical Yearbook 2017 and 15 sub-Provincial cities of China Statistical Yearbook 2017, Investment efficiency and its key influencing factors confirm that the key factor of control the total amount of environmental governance investment, can effectively improve the efficiency of environmental governance investment.

Keywords: Governance Investment, Efficiency assessment, Data envelopment analysis, 15 sub-Provincial cities.

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