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Related variety in Chinese cities: local and Foreign Direct Investment related variety and impacts on urban growth

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  • Junsong Wang
  • Martha Prevezer

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The paper measures agglomeration economies through related variety and their impact on growth and employment in Chinese cities, using prefecture level city-industry data from 2003 to 2010.

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  • Junsong Wang & Martha Prevezer, 2015. "Related variety in Chinese cities: local and Foreign Direct Investment related variety and impacts on urban growth," Working Papers 59, Queen Mary, University of London, School of Business and Management, Centre for Globalisation Research.
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    Keywords

    Related variety; Jacobs externalities; FDI-knowledge spillovers; Urban growth in China;

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    • O2 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Development Planning and Policy
    • R1 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics

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