• An Input-Output Analysis of Level and Structure of Producer Services for Secondary Industry in China   [MASS 2012]
  • Author(s)
  • Feng-hua Ma
  • Previous studies didn’t classify producer services according to its serving objects involved of agriculture, secondary industry and service industry. This paper empirically analyzes the level, structure and impact of producer services for secondary industry in China and compares with some developed countries, like United States and Germany. We find that the service input rate and value-added rate of secondary industry have a decreasing trend and the growth rate of producer services for secondary industry is lower than that of producer services and services in China. The share of knowledge-intensive services in producer services for secondary industry in China is still very low in comparison with the level of developed countries. Producer services for secondary industry have no significant effect on improving value added and competition of secondary industry in China.
  • producer services; secondary industry; producer services for secondary industry,;input-output table; China
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