The TOPSIS Analysis on Regional Disparity of Economic Development in Zhejiang Province

Xiajing Dai, Junjie ZHANG


This paper is aimed to evaluate the regional disparity of economic development in Zhejiang Province. According the principals of the criteria and the practical situation of the 11 cities, this paper makes the analysis by TOPSIS method through ten indicators, with the data from 2007 to 2009. This evaluation shows that there exists regional disparity of economic development among the 11 cities. Further, this paper investigates the reasons behind the disparity and discusses those cities’ roles in the whole province.
Key words: Regional Disparity; Economic Development; TOPSIS

Cet article est destiné à évaluer les disparités régionales de développement économique dans la province du Zhejiang. Selon les principes de critères et de la situation concrète des 11 villes, ce document fait l'analyse par la méthode TOPSIS travers dix indicateurs, avec les données de 2007 à 2009. Cette évaluation montre qu'il existe des disparités régionales de développement économique parmi les 11 villes. En outre, ce document examine les raisons derrière la disparité et discute des rôles de ces villes dans toute la province.
Mots clés: Disparité régionale; Développement Economique; TOPSIS


Regional Disparity; Economic Development; TOPSIS;Disparité régionale; Développement Economique; TOPSIS


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