More Details about Social Accounting Matrix for India: Concepts, Construction and Applications

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Author(s)Basanta K Pradhan and M R Saluja and Shalabh K Singh
PublisherSAGE Publications India Pvt Ltd
Publish YearJanuary 2006


This unique book presents a new Social Accounting Matrix (SAM) for the Indian economy for the year 1997-98. It provides detailed and consistent information on production for 60 sectors, and on income distribution for six categories of occupational households, separately for rural and urban areas. Using fresh figures from India`s Central Statistical Organisation, the authors also present a SAM for 2002-03. In addition, this book goes into details of the concepts, methodology and limitations of the construction of a SAM.