The Chinese government inspects villages to encourage economic development and foster income equality. It is thus more likely to inspect model villages, villages hosting investments, and poorer villages. Empirical tests with data from 961 Chinese villages confirm these propositions. Villages with investments and villages with poverty attract the most inspections.
Research Article| June 01 2017
Chinese Government Village Inspections: Where Does the King Show Up?
Asian Survey (2017) 57 (3): 450–474.
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Jinrui Xi; Chinese Government Village Inspections: Where Does the King Show Up?. Asian Survey 1 June 2017; 57 (3): 450–474. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2017.57.3.450
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