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Table 3 Results of OLS regression I

From: The informal power configuration of local government and economic development policy in China

  Model 1 Model 2 Model 3 Model 4
  Annual growth rate of per capita industrial output value from 1978-1998 (%) Annual growth rate of per capita industrial output value from 1952-1998 (%) Ln (per capita non-state-owned industrial output value in 1998) (yuan) Ln (per capita non-state- owned and non-foreign-invested industrial output value in 1998) (yuan)
Independent variable     
 Strength of guerrillas 2.400** 1.395*** 0.551*** 0.559***
 (1 = strong, 0 = weak) (2.11) (3.15) (2.95) (2.95)
Control variables     
 Initial economic conditions     
  Ln (per capita industrial output value in 1978) −2.476**    
  (−2.46)    
  Ln (per capita industrial output value in 1952)   −2.742*** −0.136 −0.136
   (−5.41) (−0.64) (−0.64)
  Ln (population in 1952) 3.063*** 1.034** 0.479*** 0.479***
  (3.15) (2.48) (2.77) (2.73)
  Ln (number of chinshihs) 0.037 0.128 0.063 0.063
  (0.05) (0.40) (0.45) (0.45)
  Ln (per capita arable land in 1952) 1.853 1.651** 0.638** 0.659**
  (1.22) (2.41) (2.18) (2.23)
 Geographic Factors     
  Ln (length of coastline) 0.214 0.114 0.0514 0.0495
  (0.82) (0.94) (1.01) (0.95)
  Ln (average altitude) −0.600 −0.499 −0.197 −0.202
  (−0.42) (−0.89) (−0.83) (−0.84)
  Share of flat ground in total county area (%) 0.006 −0.002 0.000 0.000
  (0.09) (−0.09) (−0.01) (−0.01)
  Ln (distance to Shanghai) −1.484 −1.268 −0.501 −0.415
  (−0.59) (−1.20) (−1.09) (−0.89)
 F statistics 10.26 9.31 14.57 13.00
R 2 0.48 0.59 0.60 0.57
 OBS 58 58 58 58
  1. Robust t-statistics in parentheses
  2. ***Significant at 1 %; **Significant at 5 %; *Significant at 10 %