Studies on Russian Economic Development

, Volume 30, Issue 2, pp 129–135 | Cite as

Methodological Problems of Using the Structural Decomposition Analysis in the Input-Output Model at the Present Stage

  • E. F. Baranov
  • D. I. Piontkovski
  • E. A. StaritsynaEmail author


The Input-Output Structural Decomposition Analysis approach enables a fairly comprehensive and detailed analysis of the economic growth sources using the input-output model. The active use of this approach is currently hampered by the lack of a reliable instrumental method for constructing symmetrical input-output tables and deflators that permit the output and import indicators to be recalculated by types of products for different years into constant prices, as well as by ambiguity of interpretations of the content of growth sources. The paper discusses the ways to overcome these methodological problems and gives an example of the experimental use of the structural decomposition analysis approach based on the data of the input-output tables of the Russian Federation for 2011–2015.



The article was prepared within the framework of the project Long-term Economic Growth and Structural Changes in Russia, the CIS and Eastern Europe in a Comparative Prospect, which was funded by the Fundamental Research Program of the National Research University, Higher School of Economics.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. F. Baranov
    • 1
  • D. I. Piontkovski
    • 2
  • E. A. Staritsyna
    • 3
    Email author
  1. 1.National Research University Higher School of Economics, Center of Development InstituteMoscowRussia
  2. 2.National Research University, Higher School of Economics, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Department of MathematicsMoscowRussia
  3. 3.National Research Institute, Higher School of Economics, Expert InstituteMoscowRussia

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