Guilhoto, Joaquim J.M. and Hewings, Geoffrey J.D. and Sonis, Michael and Jiemin, Guo (2001): Research Note: Economic Structural Change Over Time: Brazil and the United States Compared.
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Using input-output tables for the economies of Brazil and the United States, this comparative study focuses on changes in the economic structure of two large countries with different levels of development over time (1958-77 for the United States and 1959-80 for Brazil). The change in the economic structure is decomposed into three initial components (final demand, technology, and their synergistic interaction) and thereafter these components are further divided into change initiated within the sector and outside the sector. The results indicate a rather remarkable degree of commonality in the patterns of growth processes in both countries,with more significant differences between sectors than between countries. The analysis confirmed earlier findings about the role of demand changes but was able to capture important differences in internal-to-sector versus external-to-sector sources of demand change.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Research Note: Economic Structural Change Over Time: Brazil and the United States Compared|
|English Title:||Research Note: Economic Structural Change Over Time: Brazil and the United States Compared|
|Keywords:||Input-Output; Economic Structure; Brazil; United States|
|Subjects:||D - Microeconomics > D5 - General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium > D57 - Input-Output Tables and Analysis
R - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics > R1 - General Regional Economics > R15 - Econometric and Input-Output Models; Other Models
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C6 - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling > C67 - Input-Output Models
|Depositing User:||Joaquim José Martins Guilhoto|
|Date Deposited:||11. Nov 2012 07:44|
|Last Modified:||11. Feb 2013 18:47|
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