China’s Regional Innovation Environment Evaluation

Ping SHI, Danni TANG, Yong WANG


On the base of monitoring China’s regional environmental quality and analyzing soft power of innovation environment, the authors make a comprehensive evaluation on China’s 31 provinces’ regional innovation environment in four levels: basic environment, organizational environment, cultural environment and information environment. The study shows that the innovation environment in East Coast is the best; the Central and Northeastern regions are moderate; while the innovation environment of the West is worse than the other three regions. Also, the policy recommendations to enhance innovation environment quality of the West have been proposed.


Regional innovation environment; Integrated utility value; Policy recommendations

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