Regional Analysis Methods. Benchmarking, Location Quotients, Shift-share. Agenda. Review Shift-Share What is it? How do you do it? What does it mean? Tools for interpreting Cautions and limits Multipliers Policy Map?. First Assignment – Q1.
Benchmarking, Location Quotients, Shift-share
Diff btw US & actual ch.
We can combine statistics on economic growth, the shift-share, and specialization (LQs) to highlight leading and lagging industries.
1 – estimate nondisclosed data
2 – ignore nondisclosed data or assume = 0
3 – exclude missing sectors entirely