FIRST EDITION OF THE NOBEL PRIZE-WINNING ECONOMIST’S CLASSIC WORK INPUT-OUTPUT ECONOMICS

  • Input-Output Economics.
  • Input-Output Economics.

Input-Output Economics.

$300.00

Item Number: 73478

New York: Oxford University Press, 1966.

First edition of the economist’s groundbreaking work. Octavo, original cloth, illustrated. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a touch of rubbing. Jacket design by the Duquesnes. The jacket unfolds into three charts.

This collection of writings provides the only comprehensive introduction to the input-output model for which Leontief was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1973. He used input-output analysis to study the trade flow between the U.S. and other countries. He discovered a paradox: U.S. exports were labor-intensive in comparison to U.S. imports. This was counterintuitive considering the U.S.'s economic advantage was in capital-intensive goods.

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