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Structure industrielle et croissance locale en République Populaire de Chine

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  • Cécile BATISSE

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Using panel data from a sample covering 30 industrial sectors for 29 Chinese provinces (excluding Tibet) over the 1988 to 1997 period, this paper provides empirical evidence on the relation between industrial structure and growth performance. The influence of two types of variables is examined along with traditional production factors: industrial structure (degree of specialization, diversity in the industrial environment and plant size) and the level of regional initial development. Our results show that if the diversity and a limited plant size have a positive influence on local growth, specialization has a negative impact. It appears however different growth impulses from sectors and their localization.

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  • Cécile BATISSE, 2002. "Structure industrielle et croissance locale en République Populaire de Chine," Working Papers 200206, CERDI.
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