An Econometric Analysis of the Consumption Difference in the Urban Household in China

  • Fu Xiaohuan
  • Li Yiwen
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 158)


Household consumption plays an important role in the socio-economic development, People’s reasonable consumption patterns and moderate consumption size conducive to sustain economic health of the scale of growth. Since the 20th century, 90 years, China’s consumer has changed greatly, affect consumer spending differences between regions are many factors, In order to analyze the differences in consumer spending and the quantitative relationship between the levels of consumption and the influence factors, choice is the use of econometric analysis the relationship between consumption and income of function model, with a view to reveal the main factors that affect the per capita consumption expenditure of urban residents in various regions of a significant difference in this stage and the corresponding policy recommendations.


household consumption household income econometric model 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of EconomicTianjin Polytechnic UniversityTianjinChina

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