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The Construction Of World Input-Output Tables In The Wiod Project

  • Erik Dietzenbacher
  • Bart Los
  • Robert Stehrer
  • Marcel Timmer
  • Gaaitzen de Vries

This article describes the construction of the World Input-Output Tables (WIOTs) that constitute the core of the World Input-Output Database. WIOTs are available for the period 1995-2009 and give the values of transactions among 35 industries in 40 countries plus the 'Rest of the World' and from these industries to households, governments and users of capital goods in the same set of countries. The article describes how information from the National Accounts, Supply and Use Tables and International Trade Statistics have been harmonized, reconciled and used for estimation procedures to arrive at a consistent time series of WIOTs.

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Article provided by Taylor & Francis Journals in its journal Economic Systems Research.

Volume (Year): 25 (2013)
Issue (Month): 1 (March)
Pages: 71-98

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Handle: RePEc:taf:ecsysr:v:25:y:2013:i:1:p:71-98
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