Keywords: China, genuine saving, genuine investment, indicators, sustainable development
Study of indicators of urban environmentally sustainable development in China
The first part of the paper briefly reviews the study of the indicators of sustainable development, including the significance of the study, its recent progress, and common problems, and introduces the concept of genuine saving. The second part analyses the theoretical background and calculation method of genuine saving, and proposes a framework for the study of indicators in China. The third part illustrates the application of genuine saving in Sanming City and Yantai City. The last part discusses the applicability of genuine saving as an indicator in measuring environmentally sustainable development in an urban setting.