Spatial Inequality in Education and Health Care in China

  title={Spatial Inequality in Education and Health Care in China},
  author={R. Kanbur and X. Zhang},
  journal={Development Economics},
  • R. Kanbur, X. Zhang
  • Published 2003
  • Economics
  • Development Economics
  • While increasing income inequality in China has been commented on and studied extensively, relatively little analysis is available on inequality in other dimensions of human development. Using data from different sources, this paper presents some basic facts on the evolution of spatial inequalities in education and healthcare in China over the long run. In the era of economic reforms, as the foundations of education and healthcare provision have changed, so has the distribution of illiteracy… CONTINUE READING
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