Thijs ten Raa, author of the acclaimed text The Economics of Input-Output Analysis, now takes the reader to the forefront of the field. This volume collects and unifies his and his co-authors' research papers on national accounting, Input-Output coefficients, economic theory, dynamic models, stochastic analysis, and performance analysis. The research is driven by the task to analyze national economies. The final part of the book scrutinizes the emerging Asian economies in the light of international competition.
National Accounts: National Accounts, Planning and Prices; Commodity and Sector Classifications in Linked Systems of National Accounts; Accounting or Technical Coefficients?: The Choice of Model in the Construction of Input-Output Coefficients Matrices; The Extraction of Technical Coefficients from Input and Output Data; Neoclassical and Classical Connections: On the Methodology of Input-Output Analysis; The Substitution Theorem; Dynamic Input-Output Analysis: Dynamic Input-Output Analysis with Distributed Activities; Applied Dynamic Input-Output with Distributed Activities; Stochastic Input-Output Analysis: Primary versus Secondary Production Techniques in US Manufacturing; Stochastic Analysis of Input-Output Multipliers on the Basis of Use and Make Matrices; Performance Analysis: A Neoclassical Analysis of TFP Using Input-Output Prices; Competition and Performance: The Different Roles of Capital and Labor; The Canadian Economy: A General Equilibrium Analysis of the Evolution of Canadian Service Productivity; The Location of Comparative Advantages on the Basis of Fundamentals Only; Asian Economies: Competitive Pressures on China: Income Inequality and Migration; India-Bangladesh Trade in the Context of Globalization: A General Equilibrium Approach; and other papers.