ShanghaiTech SEM Working Paper No. 2018-007
This study examines the effects of China’s industrial clusters on its economic growth and urban–rural income inequality. A density-based index (DBI) is developed to capture the unique features of such clusters in China. From a county-level DBI panel data constructed based on firm-level and county-level datasets, ...
Keywords: China, clustering, geography, growth and inequality, institutions
Date Written: September, 2017