Linear Aggregation in Input-Output Analysis
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Recent contributions of Mrs. Balderston and Mr. Whitin (1954) and of M.E. Malinvaud (1954) have stressed the importance of the aggregation problems in input-output analysis. A solution of these problems is clearly desirable; for, although input-output analysis itself was designed in order to show certain basic relations in more detail than the “usual” type of econometric macroanalysis (in terms of regression and structural equations) does, the degree of aggregation is still considerable, even for very large input-output tables.
KeywordsTotal Output Base Period Final Demand Aggregation Problem Linear Aggregation
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