Sustainable Development in the Rapidly Growing Socialist Market Economy of Shenzhen: Bottom-up Efforts and Top-down Policies

@inproceedings{Ng2002SustainableDI,
  title={Sustainable Development in the Rapidly Growing Socialist Market Economy of Shenzhen: Bottom-up Efforts and Top-down Policies},
  author={Mee Kam Ng},
  year={2002}
}
In just 22 years, Shenzhen, China's first Special Economic Zone, has accomplished impressive economic and environmental achievements. Population in the small border town has grown over 13 times, the size of the city expanded 23 times and GDP grew 731 times. Today the four million city has set aside 76 per cent of its land as green lungs and 45 per cent of the built-up areas are planted with trees. The city won numerous environmental awards and became a laureate of this year's UNEP Global 500… CONTINUE READING