Social Accounting Matrix for India

43 Pages Posted: 19 Aug 2009

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Vijay Ojha

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Barun Pal

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Sanjib Pohit

National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER)

Joyashree Roy

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Date Written: August 19, 2009

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Ojha, Vijay and Pal, Barun and Pohit, Sanjib and Roy, Joyashree, Social Accounting Matrix for India (August 19, 2009). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1457628 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1457628

Vijay Ojha

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Barun Pal

affiliation not provided to SSRN ( email )

Sanjib Pohit (Contact Author)

National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER)

India

Joyashree Roy

affiliation not provided to SSRN ( email )

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