Structural changes in Brazilian industry (1995-2009)
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This article analyses the structural changes that took place in Brazilian industry between 1995 and 2009, by considering their intersectoral relations, through input-output analysis using the structural decomposition method and the calculation of linkage indices. The results show that the expansion of final demand plays a key role in industry growth in terms of employment, value added and gross production value. Natural-resource-intensive industry has grown particularly strongly. Another finding is that intersectoral demand has weakened, particularly in scale-intensive sectors that use differentiated technology.
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ECLAC SubtopicsINDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT ; STRUCTURAL CHANGE
United Nations SubtopicsINDUSTRY ; INDUSTRIAL ENTERPRISES ; STRUCTURAL ADJUSTMENT ; INPUT-OUTPUT ANALYSIS ; PRODUCTIVITY ; EMPLOYMENT ; VALUE ; INDUSTRIAL POLICY
Country / RegionBRAZIL