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Fiscal Decentralization, Equalization, and Intra-Provincial Inequality in China

Yongzheng Liu, Jorge Martinez-Vazquez
2016 Social Science Research Network  
for the evolution of regional inequality remain an open question.  ...  Data on human capital is derived from Chen et al. (2004) for the year before 2001 and it is augmented by the authors for the years after 2001.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2822818 fatcat:egwp2jtjwrg4jcht37rfjboo6i

State rescaling, policy experimentation and path dependency in post-Mao China: a dynamic analytical framework

Kean Fan Lim
2017 Regional studies  
This paper evaluates the applicability of the state rescaling framework for framing politico-economic evolution in China.  ...  It then presents an analytical framework that examines institutional change as driven by the dynamic entwinement of state rescaling, place-specific policy experimentation and institutional path dependency  ...  Acknowledgements I would like to thank the anonymous reviewers, Sarah Hall and John Harrison, the editor of the Urban and Regional Horizons section, for offering very constructive feedback that sharpened  ... 
doi:10.1080/00343404.2017.1330539 fatcat:qqf4zck7bbguditlfxherppixu

Progress in research on Chinese urbanization

GU Chaolin, WU Liya, Ian Cook
2012 Frontiers of Architectural Research  
the mechanism driving the growth of Chinese urbanization, the process of Chinese urbanization, the spatial patterns of Chinese urbanization, the urbanization in rural areas in China, the comparison of  ...  the different approaches of demography, geography, city planning, economics and history, reviewing the process of research on Chinese urbanization made both domestically and internationally.  ...  valuable materials on the studies of Chinese urbanization.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.foar.2012.02.013 fatcat:bewo5gr2dja65gh6dzdecqttwi

Modeling Urban Growth and Socio-Spatial Dynamics of Hangzhou: 1964-2010 [article]

Jian Feng, Yanguang Chen
2020 arXiv   pre-print
Based on sub-district data of the five times of national population censuses in 1964, 1982, 1990, 2000, and 2010, this paper is devoted to making analyses of urban growth and the spatial restructuring  ...  of population in the city of Hangzhou, China.  ...  This phenomenon indicates the spatial re-organizing process of decentralization and concentration of urban population in different regions.  ... 
arXiv:2012.03050v2 fatcat:hqcv5i4fhnhvjpcheulsrxxpji

Spatio-temporal evolution of urban innovation structure based on zip code geodatabase: An empirical study from Shanghai and Beijing

Dezhong Duan, Debin Du, Chengliang Liu, Seamus Grimes
2016 Journal of Geographical Sciences  
During the 25 year study period, some structural similarities relating to the spatial evolution of the twomunicipility innovation are observed, including increasing disparities and polarization, and emerging  ...  Few studies have focused on spatial analysis of urban innovation, a minority of which havedocumented on a fine scale from comparative and dynamic perspectives.  ...  In Section 3, the spatial pattern and the evolution model of urban innovation structure in Shanghai and Beijing are shown.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11442-016-1354-4 fatcat:ljdfmv2wbfbndirq66aww2xbbq

Urban Form and Productivity in México 1995-2015

Jorge Montejano, Camilo Caudillo, Paavo Monkkonen, Erick Guerra, Juan M. Núñez, Blanca E. Garza, Gerardo Ávila, Sandra Medina
2020 European Journal of Sustainable Development  
In this paper we explore the relationship in time between urban form/spatial structure and economic productivity in Mexico, by testing the hypothesis that growing in a compact way is positively associated  ...  As the principal findings are counterintuitive, they raise questions about what is the accepted knowledge of urban growth. Keywords: Urban Form; urban structure; productivity; manufacturing; México.  ...  The authors thank the anonymous reviewers for their comments and suggestions. We also thank the financial support granted by the Fondo Sectorial INEGI-CONACYT (278953-S0025-2016-1) project.  ... 
doi:10.14207/ejsd.2020.v9n1p300 fatcat:wzg5ucuhzbdlpittsu6si2cp7y

The characteristics of spatial expansion and driving forces of land urbanization in counties in central China: A case study of Feixi county in Hefei city

Huafu Jiao, Xiangxiang Zhang, Chao Yang, Xianzhong Cao, Mingxing Chen
2021 PLoS ONE  
A better understanding of urbanization in Feixi county cannot be fulfilled without taking into account the wider spatial process in Hefei city and the Yangtze River Delta city-region.  ...  Although land urbanization is at the epicenter of Chinese urbanization, its process and driving forces in counties beyond the Eastern coastal areas are less known.  ...  From 2002 to 2006, the urban land use structure of Feixi county was moving towards an emerging polycentric structure.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0252331 pmid:34038473 fatcat:nzzzcwfov5fytersa6ryb7qwua

Regional Inequality in Underdeveloped Areas: A Case Study of Guizhou Province in China

Wei Sun, Xiaona Lin, Yutian Liang, Lu Li
2016 Sustainability  
In addition, both the topography and urban-rural differentiation were the two main reasons for forming a core-periphery structure in Guizhou Province.  ...  The influences of decentralization on regional economic disparity were actually relatively weak, and investment level exhibited more importance on the regional inequality when the variable of time was  ...  The underdeveloped areas were located mainly in the external ring surrounding the core zone, and the ring-like distribution of spatial structure reflected the large-area spatial concentration of poverty  ... 
doi:10.3390/su8111141 fatcat:4f4clevl4zgtpfwyhzdiainfi4

On the shifting spatial logics of socioeconomic regulation in post-1949 China

Kean Fan Lim
2016 Territory, Politics, Governance  
decentralization and uneven development (the post-Mao era).  ...  decentralization and uneven development (the post-Mao era).  ...  The lovely hours of writing were made possible by the continuous support and encouragement from my wife, Stephanie Lim -thank you.  ... 
doi:10.1080/21622671.2015.1099466 fatcat:othd465yibhd5lqrzeq6r2sg3u

Spatio-temporal evolution and influencing factors of urban green development efficiency in China

Liang Zhou, Chenghu Zhou, Lei Che, Bao Wang
2020 Journal of Geographical Sciences  
Different types of urban evolution processes have a path dependence, and a spatial club convergence phenomenon exists, in which areas with high UGDE are concentrated and drive low UGDE elsewhere. (4) Under  ...  spatial patterns, regional differences, and spatio-temporal evolution of urban green development efficiency (UGDE) in China from 2005 to 2015.  ...  Where data was unavailable, we took the mean value of the three years before and after as the PM 2.5 concentration in the missing year (Tone, 2001) .  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11442-020-1752-5 fatcat:qgn4zccssrgr7ag3jsixglrgv4

The Impact of the Dynamics of Agglomeration Externalities on Air Pollution: Evidence from Urban Panel Data in China

Xiaolan Tan, Wentao Yu, Shiwei Wu
2022 Sustainability  
Based on China's panel data for 289 cities during the period of 1998–2018, the empirical result shows that the relationship between industrial agglomeration and urban haze pollution is not simply linear  ...  regional specialization and geographical concentration.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors would like to thank the editor and the anonymous referees for their comments and suggestions which were most useful in revising the paper.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su14010580 fatcat:5bxg7at4izh25ckjixnw45yjtq

Expansion and Evolution of a Typical Resource-Based Mining City in Transition Using the Google Earth Engine: A Case Study of Datong, China

Minghui Xue, Xiaoxiang Zhang, Xuan Sun, Tao Sun, Yanfei Yang
2021 Remote Sensing  
Recently, such cities have been in transition from resource-centered development towards human-oriented urbanization to meet the requirements of long-term sustainability for the natural environment and  ...  A good understanding of urban expansion and evolution as a consequence of urbanization has important implications for future urban and regional planning.  ...  Acknowledgments: We thank the journal's editors and reviewers for their kind comments and valuable suggestions to improve the quality of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs13204045 fatcat:xmtbp5nbbvcdreyhjsyhzv62t4

Spatial–Temporal Analysis of Urban Land-Use Efficiency: An Analytical Framework in Terms of Economic Transition and Spatiality

Shuchang Liu, Yanmei Ye, Linlin Li
2019 Sustainability  
Using 126 cities in the Yangtze River Economic Zone as examples, we explore the spatial–temporal characteristics of changes in land-use efficiency, and estimate the relationship between land-use efficiency  ...  On the contrary, marketization, urbanization, and fiscal expenditure decentralization have exerted significant positive effects.  ...  Acknowledgments: We would like to acknowledge the necessary support of the "School of Public Affairs, Zhejiang University", the "Laboratory of Rural-Urban Construction Land Economical and Intensive Use  ... 
doi:10.3390/su11071839 fatcat:mhbmpzkns5a7vksymrbfae6zs4

The Centre-Periphery Dialectics in Eastern Sicily Retail System. An Exploratory Research

Caterina Barilaro, Caterina Cirelli, Teresa Graziano, Leonardo Mercatanti
2021 Bollettino della Società Geografica Italiana  
the diffusion of new suburban retail formats which have completely upset deeply-rooted relations between urban core and suburban rings.  ...  In particular, the exploratory research explores the territorial reconfiguration of the main Eastern Sicily metropolitan areas, Catania and Messina, from the lens of the retail geography, namely after  ...  The southern urban suburbs of the city are dotted with new small and medium-sized retail centres, also Chinese, due to the increase in housing density following the low value of real estate income property  ... 
doi:10.36253/bsgi-1000 doaj:9c886a18028c418b81f469ee80bc539b fatcat:ppj5nya3ifcgdawq6t7mmqmpue

Comparison of Ecological Risk among Different Urban Patterns Based on System Dynamics Modeling of Urban Development

Jian Xu, Jian Kang
2017 Journal of urban planning and development  
The four patterns are: centralised urban model, green corridor urban model, decentralised urban model (satellite city model) and resource-based city model.  ...  Landscape ecology risk assessments based on simulation results show that: the decentralised urban model is superior to the centralised urban model in terms of long-term landscape ecological development  ...  Acknowledgements The authors are indebted to the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Harbin Normal University for providing useful data.  ... 
doi:10.1061/(asce)up.1943-5444.0000365 fatcat:fqbnrcjk6zfibfjnkevomhel5u
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