Flow Structure in Nepal and the Benefit to the Poor
In this paper we use the latest Social Accounting Matrix (SAM) for Nepal and some complementary data to specify the concentration of the poor in this typical South Asian village economy. Applying SAM multipliers, we analyze the flow structure in Nepalese economy. On top of this analysis, we simulate the effects of demand injections to sectors and transfer injections to households and use Relative Distributive Measure introduced by Cohen (1988) to study the strengths of these multiplier effects with respect to their sectoral and household income shares. We conclude that in order to benefit the poorest household group most, economic restructuring is required because in the given flow structure the benefit to the poorest is only modest. Currently, even if the sectoral injections are through agriculture and transfer injections through poorer household groups, the middle income groups benefit the most.
Volume (Year): 15 (2007)
Issue (Month): 17 ()
|Contact details of provider:|| |
References listed on IDEAS
Please report citation or reference errors to , or , if you are the registered author of the cited work, log in to your RePEc Author Service profile, click on "citations" and make appropriate adjustments.:
- Maria Teresa Rubio Sanz & Juan Vicente Perdiz, 2003. "SAM multipliers and inequality measurement," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 10(7), pages 397-400.
- Tarp, Finn & Roland-Holst, David & Rand, John, 2002.
"Trade and Income Growth in Vietnam: Estimates from a New Social Accounting Matrix,"
29395, University Library of Munich, Germany.
- Finn Tarp & David Roland-Holst & John Rand, 2002. "Trade and Income Growth in Vietnam: Estimates from a New Social Accounting Matrix," Economic Systems Research, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 14(2), pages 157-184, June.
- Pyatt, Graham & Round, Jeffrey I, 1977. "Social Accounting Matrices for Development Planning," Review of Income and Wealth, International Association for Research in Income and Wealth, vol. 23(4), pages 339-364, December.
- Stanica, Cristian, 2004. "MACROECONOMIC FORECASTING BASED ON A SAM MODEL OF THE ROMANIAN ECONOMY - Part I – Main Features of the Model," Journal for Economic Forecasting, Institute for Economic Forecasting, vol. 1(1), pages 92-96, February.
- Defourny, Jacques & Thorbecke, Erik, 1984. "Structural Path Analysis and Multiplier Decomposition within a Social Accounting Matrix Framework," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 94(373), pages 111-136, March.
- Pyatt, F Graham & Round, Jeffery I, 1979. "Accounting and Fixed Price Multipliers in a Social Accounting Matrix Framework," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 89(356), pages 850-873, December.
- Thaiprasert, Nalitra, 2004. "Rethinking the Role of the Agricultural Sector in the Thai Economy and Its Income Distribution: A SAM Analysis," MPRA Paper 1055, University Library of Munich, Germany.
- 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.
- Maria Llop & Antonio Manresa, 2003. "Income Distribution in a Regional Economy: A SAM Model," Economic Working Papers at Centro de Estudios Andaluces E2003/03, Centro de Estudios Andaluces.
- Pyatt, Graham, 1985. "Commodity Balances and National Accounts: A SAM Perspective," Review of Income and Wealth, International Association for Research in Income and Wealth, vol. 31(2), pages 155-169, June.
- Roland-Holst, D.W. & Sancho, F., 1991.
"Ralative Income Determination in the United States: A Social Accounting Perspective,"
UFAE and IAE Working Papers
188.92, Unitat de Fonaments de l'Anàlisi Econòmica (UAB) and Institut d'Anàlisi Econòmica (CSIC).
- Roland-Holst, David W & Sancho, Ferran, 1992. "Relative Income Determination in the United States: A Social Accounting Perspective," Review of Income and Wealth, International Association for Research in Income and Wealth, vol. 38(3), pages 311-327, September.
- Bjarne Madsen & Chris Jensen-butler, 2005. "Spatial accounting methods and the construction of spatial social accounting matrices," Economic Systems Research, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 17(2), pages 187-210.
- St-Hilaire, France & Whalley, John, 1983. "A Microconsistent Equilibrium Data Set for Canada for Use in Tax Policy Analysis," Review of Income and Wealth, International Association for Research in Income and Wealth, vol. 29(2), pages 175-204, June.
- Andres Blancas, 2006. "Interinstitutional linkage analysis: a social accounting matrix multiplier approach for the Mexican economy," Economic Systems Research, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 18(1), pages 29-59.
When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:ebl:ecbull:eb-07o10011. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (John P. Conley)
If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.
If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.
If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.
Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.