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The Frontiers of Society, Science and Technology, 2019, 1(1); doi: 10.25236/FSST.​070121.

The Selection of Spatial Development Mode of Producer Service and Its Spillover Effect on the Manufacturing's Transformation and Upgrading


Sheng Liu1, Xiuying Chen2,*, Naihua Gu3,4, Xuanhe Tang5

Corresponding Author:
Xiuying Chen

1.Institute of Studies for the Great Bay Area, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, Guangzhou, China, 510006
2.School of Economics and Trade, Guangdong University of Finance, Guangzhou, China, 510521
3.Institute of Industrial Economics, Jinan University, Guangzhou, China, 510632
4.Guangdong University of Petrochemical Technology, Maoming, China, 525000
5.School of Economics and Trade,Guangdong University of Foreign Studies,Guangzhou,China,510006
*Correspondence author: [email protected]


With the rapid development of information technology and the acceleration of factors flow, producer services are becoming more tradable. The geographical mobility and spatial pattern of producer services are no longer unchanged. As a result, the spatial organization mode of producer services tends to be more complex, and the functional system layout mode of producer services tends to be more diversified. In this context, the selection of appropriate spatial mode of producer services is important to promote the growth of manufacturing industry. Moreover, under different spatial modes of producer services, such as specialized agglomeration and diversified agglomeration, the geographical interaction relationship between producer services and manufacturing industry are different. Therefore, this paper analyses the impact mechanism and spillover effect of heterogeneous spatial modes of producer services on the transformation and upgrading of manufacturing industry. Finally, this paper puts forward policy implications to optimize the spatial distribution of producer services and exert its externality to the high-quality development of manufacturing industry.


Producer services, manufacturing's global value chain, spatial development mode, spillover effect, heterogeneity

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Sheng Liu, Xiuying Chen, Naihua Gu, Xuanhe Tang. The Selection of Spatial Development Mode of Producer Service and Its Spillover Effect on the Manufacturing's Transformation and Upgrading. The Frontiers of Society, Science and Technology (2019) Vol. 1 Issue 1: 148-160. https://doi.org/10.25236/FSST.070121.


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