Input-output tables, their compilation and use. Proceedings of Branch A of the Scientific Conference on Statistical Problems, Budapest, 1-5. June, 1961 (Budapest, 1962)
INPUT-OUTPUT TABLES THEIR COMPILATION AND USE Edited by O. ^Lukács, Gy. Cukor, P. Havas and Z. Román This volume contains proceedings of Branch A of the Scientific Statistical Conference held in Budapest, in June 1961. The scholars and practical experts giving lectures and making contributions to the debate included, besides Hungarian participants, also delegates from Czechoslovakia, the German Democratic Republic, Great Britain, Poland and the Soviet Union. The introduction to the volume is written by Prof. György Péter, President of the Central Statistical Office. It includes 21 papers and a number of comments dealing with theoretical and practical problems relating to drafting input—output tables and giving information about results achieved in this field by the countries represented at the Conference. Besides general questions of input—output tables the book also deals with the compilation of the so-called partial balances. It also gives information on experimental work connected with the use of the tables and their results. The book will be of great interest to theoretical economists, statisticians, as well as to planners and practical economists.