International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

Regional Input-Output Table: The Case of North Corridor Economic Region (NCER) in Malaysia
Mohd Khairul Hisyam Hassan, Nur Ashikin Azmi, Mohammad Affendy Arip, Venus Khim-Sen Liew

Limited studies on the regional input-output model economic performance have been carried out in Malaysia even though the use of input-output model has become important as a planning tool for future economic development. This study attempts to fill the gap by constructing the regional input-output model for NCER. The table will cover nine sectors, which are the main sectors that contributed to the region’s GDP. In the case of NCER, it was carried out through applying the non-survey based method, namely RAS technique. Through the backward and forward linkages and multipliers analysis, this study found that manufacturing, other services and finance sectors were the key sectors in NCER that can give a big impact on the economy of this region particularly in accelerating the future economic growth.

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