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|Title:||China's dynamic industrial sector: The internet industry|
|Source:||Zhang, J. (2008). China's dynamic industrial sector: The internet industry. Eurasian Geography and Economics 49 (5) : 549-568. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.2747/1539-718.104.22.1689|
|Abstract:||A Singapore-based economic geographer explores and analyzes the spatially uneven evolution of the Internet industry in China, arguing that the country's immense regional disparity in the provision of Internet services is best explained by the interplay of place- and path-dependence. The author demonstrates how the highly uneven regional endowments in relevant industrial and entrepreneurial resources have led to the substantial and persistent regional imbalance within China's emerging "new economy." His initial survey of the country's 100 leading Internet content providers (firms), identified from a listing of ca. 11,700 commercial websites, is selectively augmented to reflect an increase of over 70 million Internet users in 2007, reaching a total of 253 million in June 2008, and thus overtaking he United States as the world's largest Internet marker. Copyright © 2008 by Bellwether Publishing, Ltd. All rights reserved.|
|Source Title:||Eurasian Geography and Economics|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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