The Assessment on Industrial Synergistic Effect in Pearl River Delta Metropolitan Area: A Comparative Perspective

Hong-min ZHANG, Liang JING


Metropolitan area has already become a new economic growth poles. As one of the earliest metropolitan area in China, Pearl River Delta metropolitan area acts as one of the largest producer and export base of electronic and consumer goods in the world on one hand. On the other hand, decelerated growth in this area also indicates that the development of Pearl River Delta metropolitan area is currently stuck in bottleneck. Based on this, the article measures economy and industry associations inner this group, evaluate the overall effect of specialization and diversity in order to give theoretical reference for future strategy formulation which optimize industrial division and harmonious development.


Industrial synergy effect, Pearl River delta, Comparative perspective.


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