Title: Assessing an agri-food development strategy: a bi-regional input–output model with resource-constrained sectors
Authors: Cruz, Luís 
Ramos, Pedro N 
Barata, Eduardo 
Sargento, Ana L 
Keywords: agri-food sector; bi-regional input–output model; resource-constrained modelling
Issue Date: Dec-2017
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Abstract: Uneven regional development is widely recognised. This paper explores the effectiveness of a regional development strategy based on the agri-food sector expansion in a laggard agriculture dependent region. We use a bi-regional rectangular Input–Output model, explicitly taking into account the methodological and policy implications of resource-constrained products. Results confirm that local transformation of agricultural products has a positive but limited effect, due to land restrictions and impact leaks to the more complex and developed region. The regional development strategy would be more effective if it focuses instead on non-tradable products or not so dependent on natural resources.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10316/48273
ISSN: 0165-1587
DOI: 10.1093/erae/jbw028
Rights: embargoedAccess
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