Meng, Lina

Assistant Professor




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Biography Research Papers Research Projects

Academic Employment:
Assistant Professor at Institute of Economics, School of Economics, and Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics,Xiamen University, 2015-: 

August 2010 - November 2013, Ph. D. in Geography and Resource Management, the Chinese University of Hong Kong
2012.2 - 2012.6 Academic Visitor in Research, Yale School of Forest and Environment, Yale University
2012.6 - 2012.8 Visiting Ph.D. Candidate, Copernicus Institute, Utrecht University
2010 MPhil in Land Use and Resource Management, China University of Geosciences
2007 B.S. in Land Use and Resource Management, China University of Geosciences, Beijing, China
2007 LL.B. in Law, China University of Geosciences, Beijing, China

Research Interests:
Regional economics, Urbanization and sustainable development.


Impacts of booming economic growth and urbanization on carbon dioxide emissions in Chinese megalopolises over 1985-2010: An index decomposition analysis. with Graus, W., Worrell, E., Huang, B. Energy Efficiency, 2017, DOI: 10.1007/s12053-017-9559-7.

Shaping the relationship between economic development and carbon dioxide emissions at a local level: A spatial econometrics approach. with Huang, Bo. Environmental and Resource Economics, 2017, DOI: 10.1007/S10640-017-0139-2. 

Estimating CO2 emissions at urban scales by DMSP/OLS nighttime light imagery: Methodological challenges and a case study for China. with Graus, W., Worrell, E., Huang, B. Energy, 2014, 71, 468 - 478. 

Convergence of per capita carbon dioxide emissions in urban China: a spatio-temporal perspective. with Huang, B.  Applied Geography, 2013, 40, 21-29. 

Working Papers:

Carbon storage and change in urban China. with Huang B.

The National Natural Science Foundation of China, Grand No. 41501586. PI, 2016-2018.
The Natural Science Foundation of Fujian Province of China, Grand No. 2016J05106, PI, 2016-2019.
The Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities, PI, 2015-2017.