The construction of world input: Output tables in the wiod project

Dietzenbacher, E., Los, B., Stehrer, R., Timmer, M. & de Vries, G., 1-Mar-2013, In : Economic Systems Research. 25, 1, p. 71-98 28 p.

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This article describes the construction of the World InputOutput Tables (WIOTs) that constitute the core of the World InputOutput Database. WIOTs are available for the period 19952009 and give the values of transactions among 35 industries in 40 countries plus the Rest of the World' and from these industries to households, governments and users of capital goods in the same set of countries. The article describes how information from the National Accounts, Supply and Use Tables and International Trade Statistics have been harmonized, reconciled and used for estimation procedures to arrive at a consistent time series of WIOTs.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)71-98
Number of pages28
JournalEconomic Systems Research
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1-Mar-2013


  • World inputoutput tables, Supply and use tables, Bilateral trade data, TRADE, MATRIX

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