An econometric model of the Soviet iron and steel industry

Smyshlyaev A (1985). An econometric model of the Soviet iron and steel industry. In: Input-Output Modeling. pp. 197-209 Springer. ISBN 978-3-662-22035-1 DOI:10.1007/978-3-662-22035-1_20.

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Abstract

This paper summarizes numerous econometric studies of the structure of the iron and steel industry in the Soviet Union, which have examined the demand for steel products, technological transformations within the industry, and the demand for raw materials and energy. Since there are relatively few links between this and other industries, within an input—output framework an econometric model of the steel industry can be considered as an industrial submodel that gives a comprehensive description of the structures of production and inputs. The impact of the industry on the economy as a whole is, however, very significant; its demand for energy amounts to 8% of total national energy consumption and its high capital intensity results in a share of between 7% and 10% of gross fixed capital formation.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: Proceedings of the Fifth IIASA (International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis) Task Force Meeting on Input-Output Modeling Held at Laxenburg, Austria, October 4–6, 1984
Research Programs: System and Decision Sciences - Core (SDS)
Depositing User: Romeo Molina
Date Deposited: 02 Mar 2016 13:27
Last Modified: 03 Mar 2016 09:49
URI: http://pure.iiasa.ac.at/12150

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