This book discusses recent developments in Input-Output (I/O) models for microcomputers and applications of I/O models in regional studies. It provides background information on traditional I/O models and a set of working examples of I/O applications for users.
1. An Introduction to Regional Input-Output Analysis 2. Cautions in Using I-O Models 3. The Problem: Using Value-Added Information in Benefit/Cost Analysis 4. A Survey Approach to Developing an Input/Output Model 5. Nonsurvey Approach to I/O Modeling 6. Developing or Selecting a Regional Input-Output Model 7. Regional Economic Impact of the Conservation Reserve Program: An Application of Input-Output Analysis 8. Using Input-Output Analysis for Estimation of Distributional Impacts from Plant Openings and Closings 9. Impacts of Transfer Payments 10. Structural Analysis Using Input/Output Analysis: The Agriculture Sector and National and Regional Levels 11. The Role of Interindustry Linkages in an Industrial Targeting Model 12. Using Input-Output for Regional Planning 13. Policy Simulation Modeling 14. SAM Multipliers: Their lntetpretation and Relationship to Input-Output Multipliers 15. Computable General Equilibrium Analysis at the Regional Level 16. The Dynamics of Input-Output Introduction