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A Generalized Expression for the Commodity and the Industry Technology Models in Input-Output Analysis


  • Thijs Ten Raa
  • Jose Manuel Rueda-Cantuche


Technical coefficients are usually constructed from commodity or industry technology models. Although these models are considered as competing, there is an encompassing framework that admits a clear comparison.

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  • Thijs Ten Raa & Jose Manuel Rueda-Cantuche, 2007. "A Generalized Expression for the Commodity and the Industry Technology Models in Input-Output Analysis," Economic Systems Research, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 19(1), pages 99-104.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:ecsysr:v:19:y:2007:i:1:p:99-104 DOI: 10.1080/09535310601164849

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    1. Kurt Kratena & Gerhard Streicher & Simone Salotti & Mark Sommer & Juan Manuel Valderas Jaramillo, 2017. "FIDELIO 2: Overview and theoretical foundations of the second version of the Fully Interregional Dynamic Econometric Long-term Input-Output model for the EU-27," JRC Working Papers JRC105900, Joint Research Centre (Seville site).
    2. Jean-Christophe MARTIN (GREThA, CNRS, UMR 5113) & Patrick POINT (GREThA, CNRS, UMR 5113), 2011. "Construction of linkage indicators of greenhouse gas emissions for Aquitaine region," Cahiers du GREThA 2011-05, Groupe de Recherche en Economie Théorique et Appliquée.
    3. Ana Sargento & Pedro Nogueira Ramos & Geoffrey Hewings, 2011. "Input-Output Modelling Based on Total-Use Rectangular Tables: Is This a Better Way?," Notas Económicas, Faculty of Economics, University of Coimbra, issue 34, pages 08-34, December.

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    Technical coefficients; commodity technology; industry technology; input-output analysis;

    JEL classification:

    • C7 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory
    • D51 - Microeconomics - - General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium - - - Exchange and Production Economies
    • F4 - International Economics - - Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance
    • F13 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Trade Policy; International Trade Organizations
    • F37 - International Economics - - International Finance - - - International Finance Forecasting and Simulation: Models and Applications
    • O16 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Financial Markets; Saving and Capital Investment; Corporate Finance and Governance


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