The economic impact of irrigation development in Idaho: An application of marginal input-output methods
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Impacts of expanded irrigation in Idaho are estimated using marginal input-output. This makes it possible to account for changes in input use from the average input mix of existing sectors. Particular attention is given to the effect of new, energy intensive irrigation on the overall demand for electricity, and on limited low-cost hydroelectric sources in particular.
KeywordsEconomic Impact Environmental Economic Average Input Irrigation Development Intensive Irrigation
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