Analysis and Suggestions on the Factors of Income Gap
Advances in Sciences and Humanities
Volume 5, Issue 2, April 2019, Pages: 65-69
Received: May 5, 2019; Accepted: Jun. 12, 2019; Published: Jun. 25, 2019
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Yuan Gao, Department of Information Management, School of Business, Lingnan Normal University, Zhanjiang, China
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Income gap reflects the imbalance of economic development in a region. Excessive income gap will affect social instability, aggravate social contradictions and conflicts, thus hindering social progress and development. Reasonable narrowing of income gap is conducive to optimizing the allocation of resources and improving social production efficiency. Guangdong Province has a high per capita income level in China. With the further development of Guangdong's economy, the income gap has changed to a certain extent, and this issue still attracts much attention. By consulting the basic data obtained from the Guangdong Yearbook in 2018, the Gini coefficient of Guangdong Province in 2018 is 0.335, which is basically reasonable, but it has not reached a relatively average level. The gap between GDP and per capita GDP of the four regions in Guangdong Province (Pearl River Delta, East Wing, West Wing, East Guangdong, West Guangdong, North Guangdong) is still large. By analyzing the factors of natural conditions, calculating the proportion of three industries and other factors, this paper explores the reasons for the formation of income gap, and puts forward some suggestions to narrow the gap from the aspects of optimizing industrial structure, adjusting income distribution and differentiating taxation, and finally draws a conclusion.
Gini Coefficient, Consumption Gap, Income Gap
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Yuan Gao, Analysis and Suggestions on the Factors of Income Gap, Advances in Sciences and Humanities. Vol. 5, No. 2, 2019, pp. 65-69. doi: 10.11648/j.ash.20190502.14
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