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Impact Analysis and Extraction Method: Applications on water resources in Andalusia




The objective of this work is to deepen in the relationships between the andalusian productive system and the water consumption. We will use an Impact Analysis and the Extraction Method. The first one allows us to study how it would affect to the regional water consumption a change in the sectorial demand. The second one allows us to simulate how it would affect to the water consumption the hypothetical extraction of a certain sector of the economic system. This study allows us to conclude that a reduction in the exports of some sectors would affect positively on the water saving; and that the extraction, fundamentally of the agro-alimentary industry, would considerably reduce the consumption of this resource. Before this reality we raised the possibility of considering a structural change in the region that consists of a productive specialization less water consumer.

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  • Esther Velázquez Alonso, 2004. "Impact Analysis and Extraction Method: Applications on water resources in Andalusia," Economic Working Papers at Centro de Estudios Andaluces E2004/69, Centro de Estudios Andaluces.
  • Handle: RePEc:cea:doctra:e2004_69

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    Input-Output analysis; Water consumption; Andalusian;

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    • N5 - Economic History - - Agriculture, Natural Resources, Environment and Extractive Industries
    • O2 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Development Planning and Policy
    • C67 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling - - - Input-Output Models

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