The Impact of Rural Financial Development on the Income Gap of Rural Residents in China: An Empirical Analysis Based on Semi-parametric Additive Model

Kunming Li, Hongcheng Zhao, Xia Liu
2017 Proceedings of the 2017 3rd International Conference on Economics, Social Science, Arts, Education and Management Engineering (ESSAEME 2017)   unpublished
Based on panel data of 24 provinces of China from 2000 to 2015, this paper uses the semi-parametric additive model to explore the impact of rural financial development on rural residents' income gap in China. The empirical results show that rural finance development has a tendency of positive influence rural residents' income gap. However, the influence presents a nonlinear 'V' shape in the short term
doi:10.2991/essaeme-17.2017.342 fatcat:yus5psovzfgbndujjvs3fwwrme