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Assessing industry linkages using regional input-output tables

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  • Peter Midmore
  • Max Munday
  • Annette Roberts

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Midmore P., Munday M. and Roberts A. (2006) Assessing industry linkages using regional Input-Output tables, Regional Studies 40, 329-343. The regional policy literature has shown renewed interest in the promotion of industries with the potential to embed themselves into regional economies. Unfortunately, analysis of sectors within strategy-led documents often fails to tie the identification of key industries to any specific methodology. The paper demonstrates the use of several alternative methods of evaluating inter-industry linkages using Input-Output tables. In particular, and following the work of Dietzenbacher (1992), it uses financial information from Welsh Input-Output tables for 1995 to derive a measure giving specific insights into regional industry interdependency, and the presence of relatively self-contained groups of activity. This is the first time that this more complex measure has been applied to a regional transactions table in the UK, with the method shown to be of direct relevance to a smaller open economy. The results reveal differences in the rankings of key sectors compared with more conventional approaches. Conclusions discuss the importance of assessing industry interdependencies for the regional strategic planning process, and the problems associated with using Input-Output frameworks for such assessment. Midmore P., Munday M. and Roberts A. (2006) Assessing industry linkages using regional Input-Output tables, Regional Studies 40, 329-343. The regional policy literature has shown renewed interest in the promotion of industries with the potential to embed themselves into regional economies. Unfortunately, analysis of sectors within strategy-led documents often fails to tie the identification of key industries to any specific methodology. The paper demonstrates the use of several alternative methods of evaluating inter-industry linkages using Input-Output tables. In particular, and following the work of Dietzenbacher (1992), it uses financial information from Welsh Input-Output tables for 1995 to derive a measure giving specific insights into regional industry interdependency, and the presence of relatively self-contained groups of activity. This is the first time that this more complex measure has been applied to a regional transactions table in the UK, with the method shown to be of direct relevance to a smaller open economy. The results reveal differences in the rankings of key sectors compared with more conventional approaches. Conclusions discuss the importance of assessing industry interdependencies for the regional strategic planning process, and the problems associated with using Input-Output frameworks for such assessment. Echanges interindustriels, Analyse des secteurs cles, Tableaux d'echanges interindustriels, Vecteurs d'Eigen, Pays de Galles Midmore P., Munday M. and Roberts A. (2006) Assessing industry linkages using regional Input-Output tables, Regional Studies 40, 329-343. The regional policy literature has shown renewed interest in the promotion of industries with the potential to embed themselves into regional economies. Unfortunately, analysis of sectors within strategy-led documents often fails to tie the identification of key industries to any specific methodology. The paper demonstrates the use of several alternative methods of evaluating inter-industry linkages using Input-Output tables. In particular, and following the work of Dietzenbacher (1992), it uses financial information from Welsh Input-Output tables for 1995 to derive a measure giving specific insights into regional industry interdependency, and the presence of relatively self-contained groups of activity. This is the first time that this more complex measure has been applied to a regional transactions table in the UK, with the method shown to be of direct relevance to a smaller open economy. The results reveal differences in the rankings of key sectors compared with more conventional approaches. Conclusions discuss the importance of assessing industry interdependencies for the regional strategic planning process, and the problems associated with using Input-Output frameworks for such assessment. Industrieverknupfungen, Analyse von Hauptsektoren, Aufwand-Ertragstabellen, Eigenvektoren, Wales Midmore P., Munday M. and Roberts A. (2006) Assessing industry linkages using regional Input-Output tables, Regional Studies 40, 329-343. The regional policy literature has shown renewed interest in the promotion of industries with the potential to embed themselves into regional economies. Unfortunately, analysis of sectors within strategy-led documents often fails to tie the identification of key industries to any specific methodology. The paper demonstrates the use of several alternative methods of evaluating inter-industry linkages using Input-Output tables. In particular, and following the work of Dietzenbacher (1992), it uses financial information from Welsh Input-Output tables for 1995 to derive a measure giving specific insights into regional industry interdependency, and the presence of relatively self-contained groups of activity. This is the first time that this more complex measure has been applied to a regional transactions table in the UK, with the method shown to be of direct relevance to a smaller open economy. The results reveal differences in the rankings of key sectors compared with more conventional approaches. Conclusions discuss the importance of assessing industry interdependencies for the regional strategic planning process, and the problems associated with using Input-Output frameworks for such assessment. Vinculos industriales, Analisis de sectores clave, Tablas Input-Output, Eigenvectores, Gales

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Volume (Year): 40 (2006)
Issue (Month): 3 ()
Pages: 329-343

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Keywords: Industry linkages; Key sector analysis; Input-Output tables; Eigenvectors; Wales;

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  2. Sunggoan Choi, 2013. "Revealing the Growth Potentials with Input-Output Model at Sub-national Level," ERSA conference papers ersa13p73, European Regional Science Association.
  3. Heshmati, Almas & Lenz-Cesar, Flávio, 2013. "Determinants and Policy Simulation of Firms Cooperation in Innovation," IZA Discussion Papers 7487, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  4. Elvio Mattioli e Giuseppe Ricciardo Lamonica, 2012. "Degree of integration and activation power of tourism in the European countries’ economies: an input-output analysis," RIEDS - Rivista Italiana di Economia, Demografia e Statistica - Italian Review of Economics, Demography and Statistics, SIEDS Societa' Italiana di Economia Demografia e Statistica, vol. 0(2), pages 57-72.
  5. Flavio Lenz-Cesar & Almas Heshmati, 2010. "Agent-based Simulation of Cooperative Innovation," TEMEP Discussion Papers 201052, Seoul National University; Technology Management, Economics, and Policy Program (TEMEP), revised Jan 2010.
  6. Giannis Karagiannis & Vangelis Tzouvelekas, 2010. "Sectoral linkages and industrial efficiency: a dilemma or a requisition in identifying development priorities?," The Annals of Regional Science, Springer, vol. 45(1), pages 207-233, August.
  7. Mirko Titze & Matthias Brachert & Alexander Kubis, 2008. "The Identification of Regional Industrial Clusters Using Qualitative Input-Output Analysis," IWH Discussion Papers 13, Halle Institute for Economic Research.
  8. Morrissey, Karyn & O’Donoghue, Cathal, 2012. "The Role of the Marine Sector in the Irish National Economy: An Input-Output Analysis," Working Papers 148835, Socio-Economic Marine Research Unit, National University of Ireland, Galway.
  9. Morrissey, Karyn & O'Donoghue, Cathal, 2011. "The Marine Economy and Regional Development," Working Papers 148923, Socio-Economic Marine Research Unit, National University of Ireland, Galway.
  10. Mirko Titze & Matthias Brachert & Alexander Kubis, 2011. "The Identification of Regional Industrial Clusters Using Qualitative Input-Output Analysis (QIOA)," Regional Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 45(1), pages 89-102.

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