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Title:Structure and Structural Change in China's Economy
Author(s):Guo, Dong
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):Hewings, Geoffrey J.D.
Department / Program:Urban and Regional Planning
Discipline:Urban and Regional Planning
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree:Ph.D.
Genre:Dissertation
Subject(s):Economics, General
Abstract:The previous three essays suggest some important linkages between nation and regional economic development; the fourth essay attempts to explore these aspects in a more formal way by examining the path of regional income inequality in China. The fourth essay employed a non-parametric method to examine spatial effects modeling the regional income disparity pattern in China. The main findings are that with the enlarging regional income disparity between the core region (coast) and the periphery region (west), China's regional income distribution has moved from convergence to stratification and from the stratification to polarization. The trend of "high income regions remaining high" and "low income regions remaining low" will result in a long-lasting regional disparity between the core and the periphery regions.
Issue Date:2005
Type:Text
Language:English
Description:130 p.
Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2005.
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/79539
Other Identifier(s):(MiAaPQ)AAI3202098
Date Available in IDEALS:2015-09-25
Date Deposited:2005


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