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    state and local government spending patterns

    Hello, I have two questions about state and local government spending patterns. 1) This release note mentions a new State and Local Government institution: State and Local Government Hospitals and ...

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    cathythomas commented,

    An idea... Could I accomplish this by editing National Per Worker OPTI to $0 for Sector 535 in the Customize model section?

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    cathythomas commented,

    Thanks Maria!

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    cathythomas commented,

    Thank you Maria, Follow up....will the OPTI also affect the induced value added and output? Would using the labor income column (in the summary results) in place of the reported value added and out...

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    sector 535

    Hello, I have data on federal employee compensation for specific projects and I am trying to determine the best way to model the impacts of these expenditures. I have been playing around with using...

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    cathythomas commented,

    Hi, I have another short follow-up question about this. I've been wondering more about the components of VA. Is sales tax included in VA? In a separate set of analyses, I use visitor spending ...

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    cathythomas commented,

    Thank you so much! This is really helpful. I used your logic to reduce the intermediate expenditures using estimates of the difference between VA and LI, where VA is estimated using the proxy sec...

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    cathythomas commented,

    Okay, thanks. With respect to the large jobs per labor income ratio for sector 429, I built another model using the western states (Arizona,California, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, ...

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    cathythomas commented,

    Hello, Thank you for your response. Based on your response, I feel better about using the ratios you have suggested to estimate direct value added. I can estimate direct value added using a VA pe...

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    cathythomas commented,

    Yes, They are Beaver, Garfield, Iron, Kane, and Washington Counties in Utah. Thanks!