Building a Social Accounting Matrix for Ireland with Specific Detail in Relation to Energy and Carbon Dioxide Emissions

31 Pages Posted: 22 Aug 2006

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Wiepke W. Wissema

Trinity College (Dublin) - Department of Economics

Date Written: July 2006

Abstract

This paper describes the construction of the Irish Social Accounting Matrix for the year 1998. Treatment of taxation, margins and import data is described in detail. The SAM is disaggregated to create seven separate energy industries and commodities using various data sources. Emissions data are made consistent with the SAM and are disaggregated by commodity and industry or agent.

Keywords: Social Accounting Matrix, Integrated Economic and Environmental Accounts

JEL Classification: Y1, Q4, Q5

Suggested Citation

Wissema, Wiepke W., Building a Social Accounting Matrix for Ireland with Specific Detail in Relation to Energy and Carbon Dioxide Emissions (July 2006). IIIS Discussion Paper No. 170, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=925862 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.925862

Wiepke W. Wissema (Contact Author)

Trinity College (Dublin) - Department of Economics ( email )

Dublin 2
Ireland

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