Carbon emission reduction and profit distribution mechanism of construction supply chain with fairness concern and cap-and-trade

Autoři: Wen Jiang aff001;  Li Yuan aff001;  Lanjun Wu aff001;  Shiyue Guo aff002
Působiště autorů: College of Architecture and Urban-Rural Planning, Sichuan Agricultural University, Chengdu, P.R. China aff001;  Southwest Oil & Gas field Company, Petro China, Chengdu, P.R. China aff002
Vyšlo v časopise: PLoS ONE 14(10)
Kategorie: Research Article


Fairness concern behavior is extremely common in social life, and many scholars are beginning to pay attention to this behavior. In this study, we investigate a two-echelon construction supply chain that consists of a general contractor and a subcontractor under cap-and-trade policy. We study the carbon emission reduction decisions and profit distribution mechanism in the construction supply chain with fairness concern and cap-and-trade. We use the Nash bargaining model to describe the fairness concerns of the construction supply chain members and use the co-opetition model to portray the profit distribution. We show that the fairness concern can impose an adverse influence on firms’ profits and decrease the magnitude of their carbon emission reductions. The subcontractor’s fairness concern causes greater losses to the construction supply chain’s profit. We further demonstrate the impact of fairness concern on the optimal decisions of the general contractor and the subcontractor through numerical analysis.

Klíčová slova:

Decision making – Economics – Global warming – Numerical analysis – Pollution – Science policy – Structure of markets – Supply chain management


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