Social Accounting Matrix for India
43 Pages Posted: 19 Aug 2009
Date Written: August 19, 2009
This paper provides the latest SAM for Indian economy with wide variety of disaggregation for Energy sector and sectors that are relevant for environmental and climate policy evaluation. Social accounting matrix (SAM) for India 2003-04 shows the interaction between production, income, consumption and capital accumulation. It can be used to provide an analysis of the interrelationship between the production structure of an economy and the distribution of incomes and expenditures of different household groups. It shows 9 household groups and can be used as basic data base for CGE modeling of the Indian economy. This SAM consists of 36 sectors of the economy, 3 factors of production and 9 categories of occupational households. Indian economy is becoming structurally biased towards capital intensive sectors like service and energy production. Most energy intensive sector is the energy production sector itself followed by transport and manufacturing as of 2003-2004.
Keywords: SAM, India, Climate sensitive sectors, CGE model, Energy intensity, energy consumption by household category
JEL Classification: C67
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