the Factor Analysis, this paper estimates the level of coordinated development
among the 16 cities in Yangtze River Delta. The absolute value of the Moran I
index from 2007 to 2011 is 0.3759, 0.3307, 0.3496, 0.2608 and 0.1547
respectively, indicating a relatively close spatial relationship among city
growth poles. The database taken into the empirical analysis meets the request
of the KMO and Bartlett tests. The empirical results show that the Skewness value
of the economic, social and environmental value is 1.821, -0.096, 0.743, and
1.373 respectively and with a correspondent Kurtosis value of 3.618, -0.722, -0.774
and 1.607. It is revealed that the diversity of the comprehensive index value
is serious, which deprived mainly from the economic difference. On the other
hand, the diversity of the society and environment is benefit for the
coordinated development among the cities in Yangtze River Delta. In the future
development, the 16 cities should seek for individualized development with its
own resource basement. While for the social and environmental development, the
policy integration of the society, environment and human resource should be realized
to promote the mobility of the resources hence to raise the level of
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