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Empirical evidence on the use of the FLQ formula for regionalizing national input-output tables: The case of the Province of C¨®rdoba, Argentina

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  • Anthony T. Flegg

    () (University of the West of England, Bristol)

  • Leonardo J. Mastronardi

    (Universidad Argentina de la Empresa, Buenos Aires, Argentina)

  • Carlos A. Romero

    (Universidad Argentina de la Empresa, Buenos Aires, Argentina)

Abstract

This paper uses survey-based data for the Argentinian province of C¨®rdoba to carry out an empirical test of the performance of the FLQ formula for regionalizing national inputoutput tables. Particular attention is paid to the problem of choosing a value for the unknown parameter ¦Ä in this formula. Two alternative approaches suggested in the literature are evaluated. A statistical test is also performed of differences between regional and national technology, and Round¡¯s ¡®fabrication¡¯ formula is applied in an effort to make suitable adjustments for such differences. However, the FLQ formula, without any fabrication adjustments, is found to give the best overall results of the non-survey methods considered in the paper.

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  • Anthony T. Flegg & Leonardo J. Mastronardi & Carlos A. Romero, 2014. "Empirical evidence on the use of the FLQ formula for regionalizing national input-output tables: The case of the Province of C¨®rdoba, Argentina," Working Papers 20141406, Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance, Bristol Business School, University of the West of England, Bristol.
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    1. Anthony T. Flegg & Timo Tohmo, 2013. "Estimating regional input coefficients and multipliers: The Use of the FLQ is not a Gamble," Working Papers 20131302, Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance, Bristol Business School, University of the West of England, Bristol.

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    Regional inputoutput tables; Argentina; Location quotients; FLQ; Fabrication effects;

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