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Regional disparities and productivity in China: Evidence from manufacturing micro data

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type="main" xml:lang="es"> En este artículo estimamos primero la totalidad de las productividades de los factores específicos de la empresa para industrias manufactureras de dos dígitos, por medio de un algoritmo semi-paramétrico y microdatos para el período 2000–2007. A continuación, para caracterizar las disparidades regionales en China, calculamos la productividad agregada en las categorías de tres tipologías regionales, basadas en criterios de densidad de población, zonas de costa e interior, y zonas rurales y urbanas. Se analizan los diferenciales de productividad entre las categorías de las tipologías mediante la descomposición del nivel de productividad regional y el crecimiento en un efecto de productividad y un efecto de composición industrial. Encontramos pruebas claras de convergencia regional. Además de la densidad de la actividad económica, las políticas recientes y los factores estructurales parecen afectar el nivel de productividad regional y los diferenciales de crecimiento.

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  • Marian Rizov & Xufei Zhang, 2014. "Regional disparities and productivity in China: Evidence from manufacturing micro data," Papers in Regional Science, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 93(2), pages 321-339, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:presci:v:93:y:2014:i:2:p:321-339
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