• Geography
  • Published 2013

Explaining Regional Disparities of China's Economic Growth: Geography, Policy and Infrastructure

@inproceedings{Sun2013ExplainingRD,
  title={Explaining Regional Disparities of China's Economic Growth: Geography, Policy and Infrastructure},
  author={Zhengyun Sun and Bryan Graham},
  year={2013}
}
While China’s fast growth is unquestionable, equally significant is the rising coast‐inland inequality. This paper begins with an illustration of China’s regional growth episodes and regional inequality, and following with an analysis of the roles of geographic characteristics in shaping the growth paths, together with preferential policy and transportation infrastructure that accommodate or undermine such roles. Geography factors represented by closeness to coastlines and the Open-Door Policy… CONTINUE READING

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