Soklis, George (2009): The Conversion of the Supply and Use Tables to Symmetric InputOutput Tables: A Critical Review. Published in: Bulletin of Political Economy , Vol. 3, No. 1 (2009): pp. 5170.

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Abstract
This paper reviews the available methods used to convert Supply and Use Tables of actual economic systems to Symmetric InputOutput Tables. It is argued that all conversion methods rest on the unrealistic assumption that single production, and not joint production, characterizes the economic structure of the real world. Finally, a straightforward treatment, based on general jointproduct models inspired by von Neumann (1945) and Sraffa (1960), of the Supply and Use Tables is proposed as a way out of the inconsistencies of the conversion methods.
Item Type:  MPRA Paper 

Original Title:  The Conversion of the Supply and Use Tables to Symmetric InputOutput Tables: A Critical Review 
Language:  English 
Keywords:  Conversion Methods, InputOutput Analysis, Joint Production, Sraffian Analysis, Supply and Use Tables, Symmetric InputOutput Tables. 
Subjects:  B  History of Economic Thought, Methodology, and Heterodox Approaches > B5  Current Heterodox Approaches > B51  Socialist ; Marxian ; Sraffian C  Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C6  Mathematical Methods ; Programming Models ; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling > C67  InputOutput Models D  Microeconomics > D5  General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium > D57  InputOutput Tables and Analysis 
Item ID:  46873 
Depositing User:  George Soklis 
Date Deposited:  11. May 2013 07:46 
Last Modified:  11. May 2013 07:57 
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