Comparing structural decomposition analysis and sector-level index number analysis

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To analyze and understand historical changes in economic, environmental, employment or other socio-economic indicators, it is useful to assess the driving forces or determinants that underlie these changes. Two techniques for decomposing indicator changes at the sector level are structural decomposition analysis (SDA) and index decomposition analysis (IDA). For example, SDA and IDA have been used to analyze changes in indicators such as energy use, CO
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)39-64
Number of pages25
JournalEnergy Economics
Publication statusPublished - 2003

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