Internet use and individuals' environmental quality evaluation: Evidence from China
作者: Jiaping ZhangMingwang ChengRan MeiFeng Wang
作者单位: 1School of Economics and Management, Tongji University, Shanghai 200092, China
2School of Management and Labor Relations, Rutgers University, New Brunswick 08854, USA
刊名: Science of the Total Environment, 2020, Vol.710
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.136290
关键词: Internet useEnvironmental quality evaluationNegativity biasEnvironmental riskEnvironmental quality
英文摘要: Abstract(#br)Identifying factors that influence the public's environmental quality perception is conducive to environmental protection and risk management. By employing data from the Chinese Social Survey (CGSS) and the ordinary least squares (OLS) method, the present study aims to explore the associations between Internet use and Chinese residents' environmental quality evaluation. The results show that, compared with non-netizens, netizens have a higher negative evaluation of environmental quality, which supports the negativity bias theory, namely, that netizens pay more attention to negative news related to environmental pollution on the Internet. Further study suggests that the impact of Internet use on environmental quality evaluation is heterogeneous across different categories of...
全文获取路径: Elsevier  (合作)
影响因子:3.258 (2012)

  • quality 品质
  • evaluation 评价
  • China 中国
  • Internet 国际互连网
  • environmental 环境的