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Table 1 The statistical description of the main variables

From: FDI technology spillover and threshold effect of the technology gap: regional differences in the Chinese industrial sector

Variable Mean Std. dev. Min Max Observations
Y
 Eastern region 3252.21 3358.72 53.20 17,636.50 132
 Central region 1905.77 1659.78 246.94 9274.77 96
 Western region 1003.86 1215.41 62.74 7768.45 132
K      
 Eastern region 3533.47 2662.09 154.20 14,530.20 132
 Central region 2552.01 1503.35 704.03 8923.31 96
 Western region 1506.93 1102.68 224.41 6338.23 132
L      
 Eastern region 271.62 210.28 8.59 765.75 132
 Central region 185.26 83.97 87.21 501.08 96
 Western region 85.24 60.72 12.63 346.79 132
FDI      
 Eastern region 1374.08 1651.90 17.08 7165.42 132
 Central region 147.85 115.87 10.20 497.14 96
 Western region 58.54 65.83 0.63 296.36 132
R&D      
 Eastern region 84.66 91.18 0.55 432.75 132
 Central region 33.33 28.30 2.27 136.17 96
 Western region 14.31 15.61 0.25 70.15 132
TGap      
 Eastern region 1.25 0.43 0.66 2.75 132
 Central region 1.74 0.96 0.53 5.23 96
 Western region 1.48 0.95 0.41 7.27 132