The Nexus of Income and Size Distribution of Chinese Cities, 1984 - 2003
AbstractWe estimate the distribution dynamics of city income and size in China during 1984-2003 using stochastic kernel. Our results show that intra-distribution mobility are significant in both income and size and provide evidences on China experienced internal brain drain.
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Date of creation: Sep 2007
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City Income; City Size; Distribution Dynamics; Kernel Density; China;
Other versions of this item:
- Chun-Yu Ho & Dan Li, 2009. "The nexus of income and size distribution of Chinese cities, 1984-2003," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 16(17), pages 1677-1682.
- O15 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Economic Development: Human Resources; Human Development; Income Distribution; Migration
- O18 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Urban, Rural, Regional, and Transportation Analysis; Housing; Infrastructure
- R11 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - Regional Economic Activity: Growth, Development, Environmental Issues, and Changes
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2008-04-15 (All new papers)
- NEP-CNA-2008-04-15 (China)
- NEP-GEO-2008-04-15 (Economic Geography)
- NEP-TRA-2008-04-15 (Transition Economics)
- NEP-URE-2008-04-15 (Urban & Real Estate Economics)
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