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National key economic area multiplier impact on Malaysian economy: An input-output analysis


Ahmad Fuad, Siti Nadiah and Puasa, Ahmad Fauzi (2011) National key economic area multiplier impact on Malaysian economy: An input-output analysis. In: National Conference on the Tenth Malaysia Plan: Transformation Towards a High Income Advanced Economy, 18th July 2011, Seri Pacific Hotel, Kuala Lumpur. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The ultimate aim of this research is to provide an analysis of the impact multipliers on the Malaysian economy for 12 NKEAs sectors. Economic activity is a complicated web of interdependent behavior. A change in any part of the economy leads to changes elsewhere. Consequently, estimation of the ultimate total impact of a change in NKEAs requires measurement of the changes that occur elsewhere in the economy. The technique available to obtain these measurements is called input-output (I‐O) analysis. I-O analysis is concerned with studying the interdependence of the producing and consuming units in the modern economy. Our computation of complete I‐O multipliers includes total output, income, employment, value‐added, imported commodity, domestic taxes and imported taxes multipliers for the NKEAs. Among the NKEAs sectors, the Palm Oil, Tourism, Education, Healthcare and Other sectors have great potential for further development and are expected to give high impact on the Malaysian economy. If government wishes to boost up the Malaysian economic for the growth, these are the appropriate sectors for development.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Organized by International Journal of Management Studies (IJMS), Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia Institute of Economic Research (MIER) and UUM Press
Uncontrolled Keywords: NKEA; Input‐Output Analysis; Multiplier Impact.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
Divisions: UNSPECIFIED
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 27 Dec 2011 07:51
Last Modified: 27 Dec 2011 07:51
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/4488

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