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Inter-Regional Trade Flow Estimation Through Non-Survey Models: An Empirical Assessment

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  • Ana L.M. Sargento
  • Pedro Nogueira Ramos
  • Geoffrey J.D. Hewings

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Inter-regional trade estimation has been pointed out as a crucial problem when constructing a multiregional input--output system. Knowledge of inter-regional trade flows, at least of the pooled volume of exports and imports by commodity, is critical in accounting for important spillover and feedback effects deriving from inter-regional linkages. However, in most countries, there are no completely reliable survey-based statistics on inter-regional trade. Thus, this paper intends to evaluate the reasonability of using indirect inter-regional trade estimates, comparing different estimating methods and assessing the sensitivity of the model results. Based on our empirical comparisons we conclude that input--output models are not greatly affected by the insertion of different trade values. Thus, our results support the use of indirect estimates for inter-regional trade, whenever survey-based data are unavailable.

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  • Ana L.M. Sargento & Pedro Nogueira Ramos & Geoffrey J.D. Hewings, 2012. "Inter-Regional Trade Flow Estimation Through Non-Survey Models: An Empirical Assessment," Economic Systems Research, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 24(2), pages 173-193, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:ecsysr:v:24:y:2012:i:2:p:173-193
    DOI: 10.1080/09535314.2011.574609
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    1. Chris Bachmann & Chris Kennedy & Matthew Roorda, 2015. "Estimating regional trade flows using commercial vehicle survey data," The Annals of Regional Science, Springer;Western Regional Science Association, vol. 54(3), pages 855-876, May.
    2. Chen, Guangwu & Wiedmann, Thomas & Wang, Yafei & Hadjikakou, Michalis, 2016. "Transnational city carbon footprint networks – Exploring carbon links between Australian and Chinese cities," Applied Energy, Elsevier, vol. 184(C), pages 1082-1092.
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    4. Erik Dietzenbacher & Manfred Lenzen & Bart Los & Dabo Guan & Michael L. Lahr & Ferran Sancho & Sangwon Suh & Cuihong Yang, 2013. "Input--Output Analysis: The Next 25 Years," Economic Systems Research, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 25(4), pages 369-389, December.
    5. Mitsuo Yamada, 2015. "Construction of a multi-regional input-output table for Nagoya metropolitan area, Japan," Journal of Economic Structures, Springer;Pan-Pacific Association of Input-Output Studies (PAPAIOS), vol. 4(1), pages 1-18, December.

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