The Concept of Accuracy in Regional Input-Output Models

Jensen R.C. (1980) The Concept of Accuracy in Regional Input-Output Models. International Regional Science Review, 5 2: 139-154. doi:10.1177/016001768000500203


Author Jensen R.C.
Title The Concept of Accuracy in Regional Input-Output Models
Journal name International Regional Science Review   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1552-6925
Publication date 1980-01-01
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1177/016001768000500203
Volume 5
Issue 2
Start page 139
End page 154
Total pages 16
Subject 2300 Environmental Science
3300 Social Sciences
2301 Environmental Science (miscellaneous)
Abstract This paper focuses attention on the concept of accuracy in regional input-output tables. Two interpretations of accuracy, namely partitive and holistic accuracy, are discussed with reference to interpretation of input-output tables. Implications are drawn from recent contributions to the regional input-output literature in terms of the ‘reconciliation’ debate and the survey versus non-survey debate. Holistic accuracy is the only concept which is tenable in practice; some suggested criteria for holistic accuracy are provided.
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown

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Sub-type: Article (original research)
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