Introduction to Input–Output Models
This chapter provides a general introduction to input–output analysis and input–output models. A brief description of the historical development of the framework, leading to its widespread use, is given. A qualitative discussion of the general framework is presented, followed by a discussion of the key assumptions that underlie input–output models as well as the resultant limitations. The chapter also provides an overview of the rest of the book.
KeywordsInput–output analysis Leontief inverse Economics