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Table 4. 
Interregional Inequality in GDP per Capita with and without Spatial Deflation
THEILTHEIL(D)CoVCoV(D)GINIGINI(D)
Province 0.08323 0.06147 0.42332 0.35521 0.22672 0.19790 
Prefecture 0.17442 0.14105 0.62303 0.55361 0.33106 0.29865 
Districts 0.11026 0.08512 0.46545 0.40836 0.26059 0.22552 
THEILTHEIL(D)CoVCoV(D)GINIGINI(D)
Province 0.08323 0.06147 0.42332 0.35521 0.22672 0.19790 
Prefecture 0.17442 0.14105 0.62303 0.55361 0.33106 0.29865 
Districts 0.11026 0.08512 0.46545 0.40836 0.26059 0.22552 

CoV = population weighted coefficient of variation, (D) = inequality measure on GDP per resident with spatial housing cost deflation, GDP = gross domestic product, GINI = Gini coefficient, THEIL = Theil index.

Note: Results are for 31 provinces, 288 prefectures, and 288 prefecture-merged districts (prefecture urban cores).

Source: Authors’ computations from data in NBS (2010; 2011a, b, and c; 2012).

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