— This paper adopts physical accounting and value accounting method to evaluate the value of water resources in Shanghai. And thinks, for a long time, Shanghai economic growth pay a larger environment cost with water pollution losses accounted for 0.1 to 0.5% or so of GDP. In order to accurately measure the economic growth level of Shanghai and realize Shanghai economic sustainable development, it necessary to accurately evaluate Shanghai water resources value and formulate relevant policies to reduce the environmental pollution.
— Water resources, the physical accounting, the value accounting, gross domestic product, sustainable development
Chen Kun is with the East China University of Political Science and Law (e-mail: email@example.com).
Cite: Chen Kun and Liu Li Xia, " Discussion on the Shanghai Water Resources Accounting," Journal of Economics, Business and Management vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 72-76, 2013.