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GTAP Data Bases: I-O Table Submission

I-O Table: Nicaragua
Submitted By: Ludena, Carlos
Submitted On: 4/7/2008
Sector Total: 34
Implemented In: GTAP 7 Data Base Pre-Release 6 Release Candidate 1
Principal Contributor: Marco Sanchez and Rob Vos
Other Contributor(s): Carlos Ludena
Funded By: The preparation of the I-O table was facilitated by resources from ECLAC, UN-DESA and GTZ. The original SAM was prepared with the auspices of the Ministry of Foment to the Industry and Trade, with resources from US-AID administered by CARANA Corporation, and UNDP’s country office in Nicaragua. The inclusion of Nicaragua into GTAP is the result of a collaborative effort between ECLAC and UN-DESA to facilitate improved quantitative trade and macroeconomic policy analysis in Central America.
Owner: Marco Sanchez and Erick Cerpas
Original Data Source: Sanchez and Vos (2006) and Central Bank of Nicaragua
Data Year: 2000
Data Units: thousands of cordobas
Table Type: Commodity by Commodity
Original Table Valued at: Purchaser
Agricultural Aggregations: Yes
Split Conflict: No
Table Improvements: The construction of the contributed input-output (I-O) table into GTAP format (by Carlos Ludena) is based on a 2000 Social Accounting Matrix (SAM) of Nicaragua that was built to conduct the study of Sanchez and Vos (2006). From previous version, there is revised mapping of "wht" and inclusion of export subsidies.
Sector File File Format NICsec.txt
Mapping File File Format NICm.txt
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