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Exploration of the Intersectoral Relations Based on Input-Output Tables in the Inland River Basin of China

by 1,*, 2,3,†, 4,† and 1,†
1
China Center for Economic Studies, School of Economics, Fudan University, Shanghai 200433, China
2
Institute of Geographic and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100101, China
3
Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100101, China
4
State Key Laboratory of Water Environment Simulation, School of Environment, Beijing Normal University, Beijing 100875, China
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These authors contributed equally to this work.
Academic Editor: Marc A. Rosen
Sustainability 2015, 7(4), 4323-4340; https://doi.org/10.3390/su7044323
Received: 27 October 2014 / Revised: 27 March 2015 / Accepted: 9 April 2015 / Published: 14 April 2015
The conflict among natural resources, environment and economic development is one of the major problems to be solved in the current world. Sustainable development is a powerful tool on the way toward seeking for harmonious development. Due to a lack of resources and fragility in ecosystems, the Inland River Basin of China is facing a serious problem that needs to be solved. In this paper, northwest China is chosen as the study area. Based on the interregional input-output table of China for the years 2002 and 2007 and the provincial input-output table of 2007, the I-O table analysis method was adopted to calculate the influence coefficient and response coefficient of the five provinces in northwest China. Through the analysis of the results, the intersectoral relation has been investigated, which could lend some credence for seeking effective ways for sustainable development in western China. The research findings indicate that the tertiary industry and construction sector are capable of greatly driving the national economic development in northwest China and, thus, should be developed preferentially. View Full-Text
Keywords: industrial structure; input-output table; sustainable development; influence coefficient; response coefficient industrial structure; input-output table; sustainable development; influence coefficient; response coefficient
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Shi, Q.; Deng, X.; Shi, C.; Chen, S. Exploration of the Intersectoral Relations Based on Input-Output Tables in the Inland River Basin of China. Sustainability 2015, 7, 4323-4340. https://doi.org/10.3390/su7044323

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Shi Q, Deng X, Shi C, Chen S. Exploration of the Intersectoral Relations Based on Input-Output Tables in the Inland River Basin of China. Sustainability. 2015; 7(4):4323-4340. https://doi.org/10.3390/su7044323

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Shi, Qingling; Deng, Xiangzheng; Shi, Chenchen; Chen, Shiyi. 2015. "Exploration of the Intersectoral Relations Based on Input-Output Tables in the Inland River Basin of China" Sustainability 7, no. 4: 4323-4340. https://doi.org/10.3390/su7044323

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