Building and Using Social Accounting Matrices (SAM) and SAM Multiplier Models for Policy Analysis
Module 1: National Accounting System
The National Statistical System
The macroeconomic accounting framework for policy modeling
System of National Accounts 2008
Statistical processes and procedures for the development of the SNA
Activities, products, institutional sectors, accounts
Supply and Use Table (SUT)
Integrated Economic Account (IEA)
Transaction Matrices (TM)
Flow of Funds (FF)
Balance of Payments (BP)
Input-Output Matrices (IOM)
Social accounting matrices (SAM)
Financial Social Accounting Matrix (FSAM)
Module 2: The input-output tables and social accounting matrices
Assumptions and limitations.
Open and closed models.
Definition of endogenous and exogenous variables.
Symmetrical and unsymmetrical Matrices.
Classical and non-classical models.
Treatment of secondary production.
Module 3: Derivation of multipliersDerivation of accounting multipliers.
Interpretation of multipliers.
Impact assessment using multiplier analysis.
Scenario building and single and multiple objective instruments.
Forward and backward linkages.
Module 4. Decomposition of multipliers.
Additive and multiplicative decomposition.
Derivation of the multiplicative decomposition.
Module 5. Extensions of the SAM and satellite accounts
Extension of the social accounting framework to financial, demographic, social and environmental issues.