An HEI-disaggregated input-output table for Northern-Ireland

Kristinn Hermannsson, Katerina Lisenkova, Peter McGregor, John Swales

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This paper describes how the education sector of an Input-Output table for Northern Ireland is disaggregated to identify a separate sector for each of the four Northern Irish Higher Education Institutions (HEIs). The process draws on accounting and survey data to accurately determine the incomes and expenditures of each institution. In particular we emphasise determining the HEIs incomes source of origin to inform their treatment, as endogenous or exogenous, in subsequent analyses. The HEI-disaggregated Input-Output table provides a useful descriptive snapshot of the Northern Irish economy and the role of HEIs within it for a particular year, 2006. The table can be used to derive multipliers and conduct various impact studies of each institution or the sector as a whole. The table is furthermore useful to calibrate other multisectoral, HEI-disaggregated models of regional economies, including Social Accounting Matrix (SAM) and computable general equilibrium (CGE) models.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationGlasgow
Number of pages30
Publication statusPublished - 10 Sep 2010

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NameWorking Papers


  • higher education institutions
  • Universities
  • input-output
  • Scotland
  • impact study
  • multipliers


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