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Mapping Economic Disparities in Coastal China

By Martin W. Lewis | October 1, 2010 | One Comment

As we saw in Wednesday’s post, China’s coastal belt is far more economically productive than the rest of the country. But even in this prosperous zone of China, a vast gap separates richer and poorer areas. Hong Kong is seven times more productive that Hebei. Take out the extremes, and Shanghai is still two

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