Resource Center

Advanced Search
Technical Papers
Working Papers
Research Memoranda
GTAP-L Mailing List
GTAP FAQs
Educational Materials
CGE Books/Articles
Important References
Submit New Resource

GTAP Resources: Resource Display

GTAP Resource #4835

"Chapter 8.E: Government Consumption"
by Aguiar, Angel and Robert McDougall


Abstract
Under standard national accounting conventions, government consumption includes the outputs of non- market processes of production and excludes their inputs, these being accounted as intermediate usage by various industries, mainly public administration and defense (SNA 2008). Most I-O tables contributed to GTAP follow this convention, but some do not. The non-compliant tables differ from the compliant in presenting much lower totals for government consumption expenditure, and, within those totals, much lower expenditure shares for public administration and defense (more precisely, for the GTAP commodity osg in which public administration and defense are included). This has been a major source of variation in I-O structure across regions in previous releases. This chapter explains the procedure used to improve government consumption representation in the non-compliant tables.


Resource Details (Export Citation) GTAP Keywords
Category: GTAP 9 Data Base Documentation
Status: Published
By/In: Center for Global Trade Analysis
Date: 2015
Version:
Created: Douglas, J. (6/5/2015)
Updated: Douglas, J. (6/5/2015)
Visits: 962
- The GTAP Data Base and extensions


Attachments
If you have trouble accessing any of the attachments below due to disability, please contact the authors listed above.


Public Access
  File format Chapter 8.E: Government Consumption  (53.4 KB)   Replicated: 0 time(s)


Restricted Access
No documents have been attached.


Special Instructions
No instructions have been specified.


Comments (0 posted)
You must log in before entering comments.

No comments have been posted.