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Volume 2012, Article ID 310407, 10 pages
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Research Article

Industry Efficiency and Total Factor Productivity Growth under Resources and Environmental Constraint in China

1Institute of Industrial Economics, Jinan University, Guangzhou, Guangdong 510632, China
2College of Resources and Environment, Guangdong University of Business Studies, Guangzhou, Guangdong 510320, China
3Institute of China’s Economic Reform & Development, Renmin University of China, Beijing, Haidian 100872, China

Received 7 September 2012; Accepted 20 November 2012

Academic Editors: J. L. Míguez, A. Piacentino, D. M. F. Santos, and S. K. Tyagi

Copyright © 2012 Feng Tao et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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