Spatial Analysis of Interacting Economies

The Role of Entropy and Information Theory in Spatial Input-Output Modeling

  • Authors
  • David¬†F.¬†Batten

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. David F. Batten
    Pages 1-13
  3. David F. Batten
    Pages 15-52
  4. David F. Batten
    Pages 53-77
  5. David F. Batten
    Pages 79-130
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 253-306

About this book

Introduction

6. 2 Basic Model Characteristics 185 6. 3 A Closed Model Approach to Interregional Estimation 189 7 Towards an Integrated System of Models for National and Regional Development 205 7. 1 Introduction 205 7. 2 In Search of a Framework for Integration 207 7. 3 National Development Scenarios 222 7. 4 The National-Regional Interlace 231 7. 5 Regional Development Scenarios 236 7. 6 Concluding Remarks 244 Appendixes 253 A Basic Microstate Descriptions 253 B Incomplete Prior Information: A Simple Example 257 C Computing Capital Coefficients and Turnpike Solutions: The DYNIO Package 259 D Minimizing Information Losses in Simple Aggregation: Two Test Problems 274 E Computing Interregional and Intersectoral Flows: 276 References 287 Index 305 vi LIST OF FIGURES 1. 1 A Three-Dimensional Guide to Later Chapters 12 2. 1 Historical Development of the Entropy Concept 32 2. 2 Selected Applications of Information Theory to Input-Output Analysis and Interaction Modelling 48 3. 1 The Bose-Einstein Analogy 58 5. 1 The Dog-Leg Input-Output Table 159 7. 1 A General Multilevel Social System 219 7. 2 The Hierarchical System of Models 219 7. 3 Choice of Production Techniques 230 7. 4 The National-Regional Interface 235 7. 5 A Sequential Compromise Procedure 243 7. 6 The Integrated Modelling System 246 vii LIST OF TABLES 3. 1 Production-Constrained Microstate Descriptions 59 3. 2 Production-Constrained Entropy Formulae 62 3. 3 Production-Constrained Solutions 65 3. 4 Doubly-Constrained Solutions 73 4. 1 The Static Input-Output Table 85 4.

Keywords

development distribution entropy information information theory integration interaction modeling probability probability distribution production regional development science and technology spatial analysis

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-017-3040-2
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1983
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-017-3042-6
  • Online ISBN 978-94-017-3040-2
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