Direct requirements table

What is Direct requirements table?

Direct requirements table meaning A table in the input-output (I-O) accounts that shows the input of commodities that an industry requires to produce a dollar of output. It also shows the value-added components that an industry requires to produce a dollar of output. The input coefficients are referred to as direct-requirements coefficients. Related terms: make table, use table, total requirements tables.

 

reference: BEA Bureau of Economic Analysis. US Department of Commerce

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