Structural Economics

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Psychology Press, 2004 - Business & Economics - 304 pages
This book aims to make the nature of input-output analysis in economics clearly accessible and, contrary to the opinion of many commentators, shows that this type of analysis can be compatible with the doctrines of neoclassical economics.
 

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Contents

National accounts and economic analysis
5
National accounts planning and prices
7
Commodity and sector classifications in linked systems of national accounts
18
Inputoutput requirements of national accounts
24
Inputoutput coefficients
39
The choice of model in the construction of inputoutput coefficients matrices
41
Primary versus secondary production techniques in US manufacturing
58
An alternative treatment of secondary products in inputoutput analysis
76
Dynamics
139
Dynamic inputoutput analysis with distributed activities
141
Applied dynamic inputoutput with distributed activities
165
Working capital in an inputoutput model
195
Productivity
213
A neoclassical analysis of TFP using inputoutput prices
215
Neoclassical growth accounting and frontier analysis a synthesis
228
Services and trade
247

Methodology
83
On the methodology of inputoutput analysis
85
Neoclassical inputoutput analysis
106
The substitution theorem
129
Brodys capital
133
A general equilibrium analysis of the evolution of Canadian service productivity
249
Productivity trends and employment across industries in Canada
265
The location of comparative advantages on the basis of fundamentals only
277
Index
295
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Thijs ten Raais Associate Professor at Tilburg University, the Netherlands.

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