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Academic Journal of Business & Management, 2022, 4(11); doi: 10.25236/AJBM.2022.041117.

The Impact of Population Ageing on Rural Revitalization- Evidence from China's Yangtze River Economic Belt


Yuzheng Zhang

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Yuzheng Zhang

School of Law and Sociology, Chongqing Technology and Business University, Chongqing, 400067, China


The Yangtze River Economic Belt is an important demographic and economic region in China, and an empirical study of this region can provide a good understanding of the actual situation in China. This paper uses the panel data of the Yangtze River Economic Belt from 2011 to 2020 and establishes a comprehensive evaluation index system for rural revitalization. Drawing conclusions after empirical research using the entropy value method and panel Tobit model: (1) During the decade from 2011 to 2020, the level of rural revitalization in all 11 provinces and cities of the Yangtze River Economic Belt has been improving, and the growth rates are not significantly different. (2) In general, population Ageing has promoted the development of rural revitalization in the Yangtze River Economic Belt. (3) The regions' empirical results show that the population Ageing's promoting effect on rural revitalization is only produced in downstream Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Shanghai while inhibiting the effect on the middle and upstream regions.


Population ageing, Rural revitalization, Yangtze River Economic Belt, Regional differences

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Yuzheng Zhang. The Impact of Population Ageing on Rural Revitalization- Evidence from China's Yangtze River Economic Belt. Academic Journal of Business & Management (2022) Vol. 4, Issue 11: 119-123. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJBM.2022.041117.


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