Stochastic Interpretation of the Cornfield-Leontief Multiplier Process

  • Kuno Egle
  • Szaniszlo Fenyi


In part 1 we remember the standard Leontief setup and discuss the economic meaning of the Cornfield-Leontief backward equation. The production network, when considering sequences of product transformations through the economic sectors, is understood as a whirlpool. Part 2 remembers the Monte Carlo solution of input output models and is focused principally on the stochastics of trajectory-length, since trajectories of the underlying Markov process play the role of the product path. Part 3 exemplifies some results of part 2 using input-output-tables of Germany.


Final Demand Complete Trajectory Stochastic Interpretation Monte Carlo Solution Leontief Model 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kuno Egle
  • Szaniszlo Fenyi
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  1. 1.Institut für Mathematische Wirtschaftstheorie und StatistikUniversity of KarlsruheGermany

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