Income Distribution in a Regional Economy: A SAM Model
AbstractSocial accounting matrices (SAM) are a numerical scheme of the circular flow. The SAM-based multipliers can be used to determine the changes in the relative income of the economic agents. In this paper we investigate the process of income distribution in the Catalan Economy, using the linear model of SAM multipliers. We also present an additive decomposition of the distributional incidence measurement provided by Roland-Holst and Sancho (1992). With this decomposition we can identify the different components in the overall process of income distribution among the agents of an economy. The proposed approach pays special attention to the role of the government in the process of income distribution.
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Length: 25 pages
Date of creation: 2003
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relative income; distributional incidence; government redistribution.;
Other versions of this item:
- Llop, Maria & Manresa, Antonio, 2004. "Income distribution in a regional economy: a SAM model," Journal of Policy Modeling, Elsevier, vol. 26(6), pages 689-702, September.
- C63 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling - - - Computational Techniques
- D59 - Microeconomics - - General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium - - - Other
- H59 - Public Economics - - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies - - - Other
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- NEP-ALL-2003-03-19 (All new papers)
- NEP-GEO-2003-03-19 (Economic Geography)
- NEP-LAB-2003-03-19 (Labour Economics)
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