Development Strategies and Regional Income Disparities in China

Research, Preprint OPEN
Lin, Justin Yifu; Liu, Peilin;
(2005)
  • Publisher: Helsinki: The United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)
  • Subject: China, Regional income disparities, Income Distribution | economy | O53 | P20 | viability | P25 | China | regional income disparities | Entwicklungsstrategie | O18 | economic development strategy | Regionale Einkommensverteilung
    • jel: jel:D33 | jel:E64 | jel:O15
      ddc: ddc:330

This paper argues that the regional income gap of China is endogenously determined by its long-term economic development strategy. Development strategies can be broadly divided into two mutually exclusive groups: (i) the comparative advantage-defying (CAD) strategy, whi... View more
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