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Frontiers in Educational Research, 2019, 2(6); doi: 10.25236/FER.020618.

Technological Innovation Study for China Western Ethnic Areas


Jianqiong Peng

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Jianqiong Peng

Southwest Minzu University, Chengdu 610041, China


Using growth kernel algorithm to analyze the contribution of technological innovation to economic growth, this paper found that: from 2000 to 2016, economic growth in ethnic areas relied mainly on higher inputs. Technological innovations in eight provinces have contributed significantly to economic growth: Ningxia, Qinghai and Guangxi have remained between 50% and 70%, while Guizhou has been negative. Finally, it is proposed that ethnic areas should improve the regional innovation system, Vigorously develop education and promote the optimization of financial environment.


Technological innovation; Total factor productivity; Ethnic areas

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Jianqiong Peng . Technological Innovation Study for China Western Ethnic Areas. Frontiers in Educational Research (2019) Vol. 2 Issue 6: 100-106. https://doi.org/10.25236/FER.020618.


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