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Academic Journal of Business & Management, 2023, 5(14); doi: 10.25236/AJBM.2023.051411.

Research on the Impact of Industrial Agglomeration on Green Development in the Yangtze River Economic Belt—Regulation Based on Digital Transformation Role


Yuanyuan Li

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Yuanyuan Li

College of Business Administration, Hunan University of Technology and Business, Changsha, Hunan, 410001, China


Under the new development pattern, it is important to use the digital economy as the driving engine to promote the green development path of industrial agglomerations along the Yangtze River Economic Belt that balances environmental and economic benefits. This study takes 11 provinces and cities along the Yangtze River Economic Belt from 2011 to 2020 as samples, and analyzes the specific effects and internal relationship between manufacturing agglomeration and digital transformation on green development in the Yangtze River Economic Belt through theoretical analysis, construction of a scientific evaluation index system to measure the development status, and establishment of an empirical model. Finally, we conclude that the relationship between industrial agglomeration and green development is inverted U-shaped, digital transformation can positively strengthen this inverted U-shaped relationship, and there is regional heterogeneity in both, and finally put forward the countermeasure suggestions of this paper in combination with the real problems.


Industrial Agglomeration; Digital Transformation; Green Development; Yangtze River Economic Belt

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Yuanyuan Li. Research on the Impact of Industrial Agglomeration on Green Development in the Yangtze River Economic Belt—Regulation Based on Digital Transformation Role. Academic Journal of Business & Management (2023) Vol. 5, Issue 14: 56-66. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJBM.2023.051411.


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