MIT11_481Js09_lec18

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MIT OpenCourseWare http://ocw.mit.edu 11.481J / 1.284J / ESD.192J Analyzing and Accounting for Regional Economic Growth Spring 2009 For information about citing these materials or our Terms of Use, visit: http://ocw.mit.edu/terms .
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Social Accounting Matrices and Structural Analyses MIT 11.481J, 1.284J, ESD.192J Erik Thorbecke. 1998. "Social Accounting Matrices and Social Accounting Analysis." In Methods of Interregional and Regional Analysis , edited by Walter Isard, Iwan J. Aziz, Matthew P. Drennan, Ronald E. Miller, Sidney Saltzman, and Erik Thorbecke. Brookfield, VT: Ashgate Publishing Company, pp. 281-331 .
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Why use a Social Accounting Matrix (SAM)? ± A SAM analysis supplements the input-output analysis by focusing on the income-generating mechanism for each institutional sector (i.e., households, private firms, government). ± A SAM provides information on: ² Intersectoral linkages ² Interregional flows within an economy ² Income distribution by socioeconomic groups ² The relationship of a regional economy to other local economies and to the rest of the world
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What is a SAM? ± A comprehensive, disaggregated, consistent, and complete data set that describes transactions among producers, factors of production, and institutions. ± An extension of the input-output table, or just a different view
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What is a SAM? (Cont’d) Production Activities Institutions: Households,
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