TI  Vol.4 No.1 B , February 2013
A Multiple Regression Analysis on Influencing Factors of Urban Services Growth in China
Abstract: The indicator of urban success is the success of its urban services. Although much research on services have been made, there is major gap with regard to the regional services, especially on urban services within a country. As for urban ser-vices, there are few research on factors influencing urban services and its effect on regional growth. In reaction to this, the government intend to accelerate the development of urban services and regional economy in the present Twelfth Five-Year Plan 2011-2015.Thus, the main purpose of this paper is to investigate the factors that influence urban servic-es growth from demand , supply, institutional environment and spatial agglomeration side. By using cross-section mul-tiple regression analysis, the study examine the factors influencing urban services growth in China .The model indicated that except for urbanization, division of labor , other independent variables have contributed positively towards urban services growth in China.
Cite this paper: Y. Gao and A. Razak bin Chik, "A Multiple Regression Analysis on Influencing Factors of Urban Services Growth in China," Technology and Investment, Vol. 4 No. 1, 2013, pp. 1-5. doi: 10.4236/ti.2013.41B001.

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