Ex-ante evaluation of a targeted job program : Hypothetical integration in a social accounting matrix of South Africa

@inproceedings{Kim2015ExanteEO,
  title={Ex-ante evaluation of a targeted job program : Hypothetical integration in a social accounting matrix of South Africa},
  author={Kijong Kim},
  year={2015}
}
To analyze policy impacts of a targeted employment program calls for a new approach of estimation. This study proposes a simple modification to a Social Accounting Matrix (SAM) in order to analyze the multiplier effects of a new sector. A different input composition, or technology, of the sector with targeted job provision makes a conventional analysis of final-demand injections on existing sectors invalid. Instead of a costly full-scale rebalancing, we apply the modification—so-called… CONTINUE READING