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A Measure of Economic Diversity : An Input-Output Approach

  title={A Measure of Economic Diversity : An Input-Output Approach},
  author={John Eric Wagner and Steven C. Deller},
Economic diversity has often been promoted as a means to achieve the economic goal of stability. Few empirical studies have been able to relate higher levels of diversity to both economic stability and overall levels of economic activity. Diversity measures, as used in these studies, have tended to be narrowly defined, usually emphasizing the distribution of employment across industries. These measures are lacking because they do not capture any elements of endogenous interindustrial linkages… Expand

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