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Impact of Foreign Direct Investment and Export on Urbanization: Evidence from China

Chen, Chunlai; Wu, Yan


This paper investigates the impact of foreign direct investment (FDI) and exports on urbanization in China. Using prefecture city‐level panel data covering China's 262 prefecture cities for the period 2004–2013 and employing a dynamic panel system generalized method of moments model with instrumental variable regression techniques, our study finds that FDI and exports have, on average, played a significantly positive role in China's urbanization. However, the impacts of FDI and exports on...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: China and World Economy
DOI: 10.1111/cwe.12187


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