Resource Flows and the Decomposition of Regional Inequality in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Metropolitan Region, 1990-2004
2012 (English)In: Growth and Change, ISSN 0017-4815, E-ISSN 1468-2257, Vol. 43, no 2, 335-357 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
This paper introduces a new way of decomposing regional inequality. It divides the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei metropolitan region into three sets of districts in terms of the urban-rural resource flows: urban, peri-urban, and peripheral areas. Unlike the administrative divisions, these three sets of districts show how resource flows and agglomerates at the regional level. The paper decomposes regional inequality according to the three sets of districts. The paper's findings show that regional inequality decreased between 1990 and 1994, after which it remained steady. The study, for the first time, brings peri-urban areas into a regional decomposition analysis, and contributes to the understanding of urban-rural resource flows and inequality changes at the regional level.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2012. Vol. 43, no 2, 335-357 p.
Resource flows, Decomposition analysis, Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Metropolitan Region, Principal component analysis
Social and Economic Geography
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-39486DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-2257.2012.00588.xISI: 000304136500007ScopusID: 2-s2.0-84861203930OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-39486DiVA: diva2:439907
QC 201205312011-09-092011-09-092012-06-19Bibliographically approved