A Multiregional Input-Output Model for Israel and Extensions: Methodology and Experience
Ever since the initial development of Input-Output (I-O) models by Wassily Leontief (1951), they have been given a great deal of attention by economists and national and regional planning authorities throughout the world. These authorities have recognized the potential usefulness of this tool in simplifying and guiding the planning process. Indeed, the increased interest brought about significant advances, both methodologically and empirically, which extend the range of areas and problems that could be handled by I-O models far beyond those originally intended by Leontief.
KeywordsTrade Flow Final Demand Social Account Matrix Quadratic Programming Algorithm Regional Development Planning
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