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Social Accounting Matrices; The development and application of SAMs at the local level

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  • Leeuwen, E.S. van

    (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Faculteit der Economische Wetenschappen en Econometrie (Free University Amsterdam, Faculty of Economics Sciences, Business Administration and Economitrics)

  • Nijkamp, P.

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This contribution aims to highlight the importance of Social Accounting Matrices (SAMs) for the study of regional-economic interactions. After a conceptual review of SAMs, the attention is focused on the empirical meaning of SAMs for economic impact assessment. The potential of SAMs is illustrated by an extensive pedagogical treatment of this tool on the basis of several town-hinterland interactions in 5 different European countries.

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Paper provided by VU University Amsterdam, Faculty of Economics, Business Administration and Econometrics in its series Serie Research Memoranda with number 0045.

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