Departmental Bulletin Paper 新潟水俣病発生企業立地地域における経済的影響関係について
About the Economical Influence Relations in the Niigata Minamata Disease Outbreak Company Location Area

白, 潔  ,  Bai, Jie

62pp.73 - 89 , 2016-03 , 新潟大学大学院現代社会文化研究科
To Take up Showa Denko Kanose factory and Kanose-cho that became the origin of Minamata disease as a model case,The number of employees and the sales amount of the Kanose factory shows a negative coefficient of correlation. The cause is because productivity improved due to capital spending. But it is hard to say what there was the economic effect to the area in the employment side by the factory operation unconditionally. It is thought that increase of the property taxes and the employer contribute to regional economy as the main constituent of consumption. It is estimated that there was a positive effect for a town. As for the effect, a factory was closed because of pollution outbreak, The population of Kanose-cho decreased, too.

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