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Policy uncertainty and corporate performance in government-sponsored voluntary environmental programs

“Policy uncertainty and corporate performance in government-sponsored voluntary environmental programs” Ning Liu, Shui-Yan Tang, Xueyong Zhan, and Carlos Wing-Hung Lo https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2018.04.110 Abstract This study combines insights from the policy uncertainty literature and neo-institutional theory to examine corporate performance in implementing a government-sponsored voluntary environmental program (VEP) during 2004–2012 in Guangzhou, Read more…

Tang publishes new article in Policy Studies Journal

by Justine Dodgen This month, Professor and Bedrosian Center Research Director Shui Yan Tang coauthored a new article in the Policy Studies Journal entitled “Political Commitment, Policy Ambiguity, and Corporate Environmental Practices.” His paper examines how regulatory factors are related to basic and proactive corporate environmental management practices in the Pearl River Delta region Read more…

Political Commitment, Policy Ambiguity, and Corporate Environmental Practices

“Political Commitment, Policy Ambiguity, and Corporate Environmental Practices” Ning Liu, Shui-Yan Tang,Xueyong Zhan, Carlos Wing-Hung Lo DOI: 10.1111/psj.12130 Abstract A lack of clear political commitment together with confusing rules and enforcement often characterize the institutional context of policy implementation and regulatory compliance in developing countries. By connecting such contextual features to Read more…

Examining Strategic Sustainability Plans and Rigorous Sustainability Actions in California Cities

Bedrosian Center Research Presentations: Yan Tang October 27, 2014 View the full video here. View photos of the event here. View the transcript here. Professor Shui-Yan Tang and Dr. Myungjung Kwon will present findings from their study: Examining Strategic Sustainability Plans and Rigorous Sustainability Actions in California Cities. They look at Read more…

Shui Yan Tang presentation in Shanghai

Dr Shui Yan Tang gave a presentation, titled “Comparative Institutional Analysis and Public Management Research in China,” at a public management conference in Fudan University in Shanghai, July 19-20, 2014. The presentation examined public management research from a comparative institutional analysis perspective. It focused on several general principles for designing Read more…

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