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The effects on an exogenous change in prices on a regional economy. D. Thesis. Washington State Univ. 5. L. R. Butcher. 1976. Effects of Exogenous Changes in Prices and Final Demand for Wheat and Energy Resources on the Washington Economy: An I/O Analysis. Agr. Exp. Sta. Tech. Bull. #85, Washington State Univ. (to be published) 6. Mulkey, D. C. Hite. 1974. An I/O analysis of energy use by South Carolina agriculture. Clemson Univ. 30 G. K. Lee 7. K. and C. Lee. 1976. Impacts of Energy Price Changes on Food Costs.
Kcal per dollar of production of 18 agricultural products of New Mexico, 1975. kcal/$ for onions to a high of 53,366 kcal/$ for rangeland cattle. REFERENCES 1. Handbook of Chemistry and Physics. 1957. Thirty-ninth Edition. Chemical Rubber Pub. , Cleveland. 2. Heichel, G. 1976. Agricultural production and energy re sources. American Scientist 64:64-72. 3. A. 1973. An energy input-output matrix for the United States, 1963: User's guide. CAC Document No. 40 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. N. A. Patrick 69. Center for Advanced Computation, Univ.
This indirect energy use for sector 13 was derived from (e^ 13) (A ' ); similarly the figure of 159 BTU's appearing in column 1 of Table 3 was derived from (e^f 15) (A15' x) and so on. 00 worth of wheat produced. 00 worth of wheat. Similar energy requirements are shown in Table 3 for the three remaining agricultural sectors. 26 G. K. Lee INPUT-OUTPUT MODEL FOR ENERGY PRICE CHANGES This section examines the income effect of an exogenous change in energy prices upon the agricultural sectors in Wash ington.