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Trends in Regional Inequality in China

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  • Jian, T
  • Sachs, J-D
  • Warner, A-M

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Several recent studies have examined the tendency of regions within a nation to exhibit long-term convergence in per capital income levels. In this paper we examine the tendency towards convergence among the provinces of China during the period 1952-1993.

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  • Jian, T & Sachs, J-D & Warner, A-M, 1995. "Trends in Regional Inequality in China," Papers 518, Harvard - Institute for International Development.
  • Handle: RePEc:fth:harvid:518
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    Keywords

    CHINA ; REGIONAL ANALYSIS ; ECONOMIC GROWTH ; INCOME DISTRIBUTION;

    JEL classification:

    • N15 - Economic History - - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Industrial Structure; Growth; Fluctuations - - - Asia including Middle East
    • O18 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Urban, Rural, Regional, and Transportation Analysis; Housing; Infrastructure
    • D3 - Microeconomics - - Distribution

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