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Identifying Key Sectors in Croatian Economy Based on Input-Output Tables

  • Valerija Botric


    (The Institute of Economics, Zagreb)

Information on the key sectors of an economy can have important policy implications. This paper identifies key sectors in Croatia based on the recently published input-output table for year 2004. Comparison of different methodological approaches used in the paper suggests that identified key sectors are most likely relevant only for the analyzed period (construction activity). Additionally, service sectors were often identified as important, and not export-oriented sectors.

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Paper provided by The Institute of Economics, Zagreb in its series Working Papers with number 1302.

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Length: 26 pages
Date of creation: Oct 2013
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Handle: RePEc:iez:wpaper:1302
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