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About the size of the measurement units in a Leontief system and its consequences

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  • Xosé Luis Quiñoá López

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Beginning from the economic meaning of indecomposability in an Leontief-type system and then modifying the size of the measure units of the different goods through consecutive approximations, the original system is turned into another, structurally equivalent, one whose technological matrix A is such that each column sum is equal to the maximum eigenvalue of the original matrix that admits 1 = (1,...,1) as left positive eigenvector, from where we deduce the main Perron-Frobenius theorem.

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  • Xosé Luis Quiñoá López, 2013. "About the size of the measurement units in a Leontief system and its consequences," Documentos de trabajo - Analise Economica 0052, IDEGA - Instituto Universitario de Estudios e Desenvolvemento de Galicia.
  • Handle: RePEc:edg:anecon:0052
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    Leontief system; Units size; Consecutive approximations; Perron-Frobenius;

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