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Empirical Analysis of Urban-rural Income Gap: A Case Tudy in Xinzhou, Shanxi Province

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DOI: 10.23977/iemb.2019.008


Cuirong Shi

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Cuirong Shi


With the rapid development of economy, people's living standards have been significantly improved, but the urban-rural income gap is becoming more and more serious. Xinzhou city, as a city mainly exploiting iron ore in Shanxi Province, has achieved rapid development in recent years, but it still has obvious urban-rural gap. This paper compares urban per capita disposable income and the rural per capita net income in Shanxi Province with that in Xinzhou area from 2005 to 2016. Through the principal component analysis and linear regression model of the factors influencing the urban-rural income gap are conducted. The purpose is to verify the impact of different factors on the urban-rural income gap and put forward relevant measures.


Urban-rural income gap, Principal component analysis, Linear regression model

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