A Study on Differences of China’s Regional Economic Development Level Based on Cluster Analysis
Donlinks School of Economics and Management, University of Science and Technology Beijing, Beijing, China
An evaluation index system of regional economic development is established in this paper and STATA11.0 is used in the cluster analysis on samplings of 31 provincial regions. Results indicate that the economy of most regions is still in a backward stage except a few developed regions and the economic polarization of China is quite serious. This study provides a reference for the coordinated and rapid development of China’s economy.
Key words: regional economic development / cluster analysis / difference
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