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The interindustry employment demand variable: an extension of the I-SAMIS technique for linking input - output and econometric models


  • P Coomes
  • D Olson
  • D Glennon


Moghadam and Ballard's I-SAMIS (integrated small-area modeling of the industrial sector) approach of linking input - output and econometric models is extended in three ways: (1) the interindustry demand variable (IDV), which incorporates input - output linkages into time-series employment equations, is modified to reflect differences in labor productivity among industries; (2) the IDVs are calculated by using a regional, rather than national, input - output model; and (3) the industry focus is broadened to include nonmanufacturing industries. The paper is concluded by a discussion of the I-SAMIS model constructed for the Louisville metropolitan area.

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  • P Coomes & D Olson & D Glennon, 1991. "The interindustry employment demand variable: an extension of the I-SAMIS technique for linking input - output and econometric models," Environment and Planning A, Pion Ltd, London, vol. 23(7), pages 1063-1068, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:pio:envira:v:23:y:1991:i:7:p:1063-1068

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