Applied General Equilibrium Modelling GLOBE, STAGE and R23 Models

© Scott McDonald & Karen Thierfelder

Introduction to Social Accounting Matrices (SAMs)


Open Access Training


This page provides open access to training materials that provide an introduction to Social Accounting Matrices (SAMs). The materials have been developed using ideas and insights from many sources. They require the user to be familiar with MS Excel and its functions; for some exercises you will need the Solver Add-Ins.


This material is UNSUPPORTED.


Programme

Links


Course Outline

Documents

1. Intro to SAMs cgemod.pdf

7. SAM T-account exercises.pdf

11. SAM interp exercises.pdf

12. SAM Multipliers cgemod.pdf

15. SAM Multipliers exercises.pdf

PPTs

3. Intro to SAMS ppt.pdf

5. SAMS & T-accounts ppt.pdf

9. SAMS prices & interpretation ppt.pdf

14. SAM Multipliers ppt.pdf

Videos

2. Intro to SAMS.mp4

4. SAMS & T-accounts.mp4

8. SAMS prices & interpretation.mp4

13. SAM Multipliers.mp4

User Library

6. Mod P2 code.zip


Topic

Tasks

Exercises

Files in Order of Use (code files in RED)

2:1

What is a SAM?

Structure of a SAM; Contents of a SAM

Converting T-Accounts to a simple SAM

1. Intro to SAMs cgemod.pdf

2. Intro to SAMS.mp4

3. Intro to SAMS ppt.pdf

4. SAMS & T-accounts.mp4

5. SAMS & T-accounts ppt.pdf

6. Mod P2 code.zip

7. SAM T-account exercises.pdf

2:2

Inter industry accounts in a SAM

Supply and Use tables; Input-Output tables

Interpreting the price system in a SAM

8. SAMS prices & interpretation.mp4

9. SAMS prices & interpretation ppt.pdf

2:3

Analysing a SAM

Interpreting a SAM

Row and column coefficients; interpreting SAMs

11. SAM interp exercises.pdf

2:4

SAM Multipliers

Income & Price multipliers; Interpreting multipliers

Multipliers; interpreting multipliers

12. SAM Multipliers cgemod.pdf

13. SAM Multipliers.mp4

14. SAM Multipliers ppt.pdf

15. SAM Multipliers exercises.pdf