Future Research Prospects for Input–Output Models

  • Raymond R. TanEmail author
  • Kathleen B. Aviso
  • Michael Angelo B. Promentilla
  • Krista Danielle S. Yu
  • Joost R. Santos
Part of the Lecture Notes in Management and Industrial Engineering book series (LNMIE)


In this chapter, the potential for further research developments in input–output analysis is discussed. Promising methods (e.g., AHP) for calibrating input–output models are presented to complement mainstream statistical approaches for estimating the coefficients of the model. The prospect of combining input–output analysis with other optimization techniques, such as P-graph and pinch analysis, is also discussed. Finally, this chapter provides reflections on the possible application of extended input–output models to contemporary issues such as climate change or emerging sustainability concepts such as the circular economy.


Analytic hierarchy process (AHP) Artificial neural network P-graph Pinch analysis Circular economy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Raymond R. Tan
    • 1
    Email author
  • Kathleen B. Aviso
    • 1
  • Michael Angelo B. Promentilla
    • 1
  • Krista Danielle S. Yu
    • 2
  • Joost R. Santos
    • 3
  1. 1.Chemical Engineering DepartmentDe La Salle UniversityManilaPhilippines
  2. 2.School of EconomicsDe La Salle UniversityManilaPhilippines
  3. 3.Department of Engineering Management and SystemsGeorge Washington UniversityWashingtonUSA

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