Sports Industry Agglomeration and Green Economic Growth—Empirical Research Based on Panel Data of 30 Provinces and Cities in China

Jinfu Xu, Ruoyu Yang
2019 Sustainability  
Based on the panel data of 30 provinces and cities in China from 2008 to 2017, this paper empirically analyzes the current situation of the development of China's sports industry and the impact of the concentration of sports industry on green economic growth by using the exploratory spatial data analysis method (ESDA), static panel model and dynamic panel model. The empirical results show that the sports industry in the southeast coastal provinces of China has a good foundation for
more » ... . The sports industry concentration in the provinces along the Yangtze River Economic Belt is in the stage of rapid development. The development of sports industry concentration has obvious positive spatial aggregation characteristics, and the spatial spillover effect is obvious; The concentration of sports industry has a significant influence on green economic growth, which expresses the "inverted U-type" relationship. There are significant differences in influence between regions, which show the greatest influence in the middle, followed by the east and the smallest in the west.
doi:10.3390/su11195399 fatcat:ha3t65qcerho5ef7dzk3m3xdzq