Midterm Review

Terms and Concepts:

Engel's Law
Location Quotient
Quaternary Activity
Export Services
productivity, labor productivity
transition matrix
cohort and life stage
cohort survival method
population pyramid
different fertility rates (handout)
two views of "structure"
variable, dependent & independent
deductive approach
Shift- and share analysis
composition, proportionality or structural effects as different from local-factor, differential or regional effects (all in "shift- and share analysis)

These terms/concepts will be covered on Tuesday before the test:
coefficient of specialization
structural triangle
basic and non-basic activities (or employment)
induced income- or employment effect
Backward (or forward) linkages

"What is required of us for the Midterm?"

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