Assessment of Land Use Strategies for Economic and Environmental Sustainable Development: Applications Linking Global and Taiwan Computable General Equilibrium Models

Associate Prof. Huey-Lin Lee

Land resources play myriad roles in human economic activities—it is a key input for the production of diverse goods and services which offer non-market free ecosystem services to support social amenities. Economic development has, to a large extent, been shaping the pattern of land use change. Sustainable development of the economy and the society requires land resources and ecosystem services to be well managed and functioning. Following the call of International Council for Science (ICSU) for academic research on constructing the Integrated Spatial Decision Support Systems, our modeling project aims to integrate economic activities and land use change, thus to conduct a systemic assessment for national land use policy.

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