Input-Output Model for a Small, Open Economy Applied to Mauritius

Wils AB (1993). Input-Output Model for a Small, Open Economy Applied to Mauritius. IIASA Working Paper. IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria: WP-93-056

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Abstract

This paper describes the economic module used in the IIASA/UNFPA Mauritius Project. The Project developed a population-development-environment (PDE) model which includes a demographic, an economic, a land use, and a water module. The economic is an input-output model, a choice which reflects the need to distinguish a larger number of economic sectors when looking at the interaction of the economy with the population and the environment. The model is set up to function for a small, open economy. It seeks a household consumption and income equilibrium, and an investment and savings-plus-loans equilibrium. It distinguishes three income groups by level of education with different consumption patterns depending on the level of income. It includes labor productivity changes resulting from a changing educational structure of the labor force.

Item Type: Monograph (IIASA Working Paper)
Research Programs: World Population (POP)
Depositing User: IIASA Import
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2016 02:02
Last Modified: 19 Jul 2016 13:15
URI: http://pure.iiasa.ac.at/3758

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