Input-Output Analysis

  • A. P. Thirlwall


Input-output analysis is a particular planning and forecasting technique with a wide variety of applications. The purpose here is simply to present the basic elements of the technique without going into its refinements. If the reader’s appetite is whetted, references for further reading are given in the bibliography.


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References and Further Reading

  1. T. Barna (ed.), Structural Interdependence and Economic Development (New York: St Martin’s Press, 1963).Google Scholar
  2. H. B. Chenery and P. G. Clark, Interindustry Economics (New York: Wiley, 1959).Google Scholar
  3. W. Leontief et al., Studies in the Structure of the American Economy (Oxford University Press, 1953).Google Scholar
  4. A. Lewis, Development Planning (London: Allen & Unwin, 1966).Google Scholar
  5. W. Miernyk, The Elements of Input-Output Analysis (New York: Random House, 1965).Google Scholar
  6. G. Mills, Introduction to Linear Algebra (London: Allen & Unwin, 1969).Google Scholar
  7. M. Parker ‘An Interindustry Approach to Planning in Papua New Guinea’, Economic Record (Sep 1974).Google Scholar
  8. A. Peacock and D. Dosser, ‘Input-Output Analysis in an Underdeveloped Country: A Case Study’, Review of Economic Studies (Oct 1957).Google Scholar
  9. M. Peston, Elementary Matrices for Economics (London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1969).Google Scholar
  10. D. Seers, ‘The Use of a Modified Input-Output System for an Economic Program in Zambia’, in The Theory and Design of Economic Development, ed. I. Adelman and E. Thorbecke (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1966).Google Scholar

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© A. P. Thirlwall 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. P. Thirlwall
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Kent at CanterburyUK

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