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Input-Output Systems in Regional and Interregional CGE Modeling

  • Eduardo A. Haddad
  • Geoffrey J. D. Hewings
  • Matthew Peter
Part of the Advances in Spatial Science book series (ADVSPATIAL)

Abstract

As models used in economic analysis become more and more complex, issues of reliability, tractability and analytical importance take on a greater role in the allocation of resources for model construction and updating. In this chapter, attention is directed to the role of input-output tables in broader, economy-wide models; while a number of papers have addressed this issue, the approaches have varied, in large part due to different motivations in the use or applications of the economy-wide models. Essentially, there are two types of issues that need to be addressed. The first is related to the source of the input-output data; how important is the quality of the input-output data that are to be incorporated into the economy-wide model? The second issue refers to the way the input-output structure is specified in the model, i.e., the functional form for the production system.

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Computable General Equilibrium Model Interregional Trade Trade Elasticity Leontief Inverse International Regional Science Review 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eduardo A. Haddad
    • 1
    • 2
  • Geoffrey J. D. Hewings
    • 2
  • Matthew Peter
    • 3
  1. 1.FIPEUniversidade de São PauloBrazil
  2. 2.Regional Economics Applications LaboratoryUniversity of IllinoisUSA
  3. 3.Centre of Policy Studies and Impact ProjectMonash UniversityAustralia

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