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Prolégomènes à toute appréciation critique de CANDIDE


  • Chabot-Plante, Francine

    (Ministère de l’Expansion économique régionale)

  • Hébert, Maurice

    (Caisse de dépôts et placements du Québec)

  • Waslander, H. E. L.

    (Conseil économique du Canada)


This text describes the CANDIDE model from three critical points of view. First, it presents the structure of the model with the aid of a table of "supersectors" and a flow chart. The discussion of the linkages between these supersectors brings out the general equilibrium character of the model.

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  • Chabot-Plante, Francine & Hébert, Maurice & Waslander, H. E. L., 1975. "Prolégomènes à toute appréciation critique de CANDIDE," L'Actualité Economique, Société Canadienne de Science Economique, vol. 51(4), pages 521-552, octobre.
  • Handle: RePEc:ris:actuec:v:51:y:1975:i:4:p:521-552

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