Foundations of Input-Output Analysis & SAM Multiplier Modeling for Economic Impact Assessment

The CGIAR Initiative on National Policies and Strategies in collaboration with the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), has partnered with Dr Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University (RPCAU), Pusa, Samastipur, Bihar and the Agricultural Economics Research Association (AERA), to organize a one-day workshop on Foundations
of Input-Output Analysis & SAM Multiplier Modeling for Economic Impact Assessment
. The event will take place on the RPCAU Campus.

The workshop is intended for advanced PhD students, Young ICAR/University faculties, students with recent PhDs, and officials engaged in research from government ministries/
departments and civil societies. The workshop will consist of lectures and hands-on experience in multiplier modelling. Participants will have an opportunity to meet experts during the 31st Annual Conference of AERA to discuss their research with the experts.

Course Schedule
09:30-12:30:Introduction to SAMs (lecture and exercises)
  1. Introduction to Input-Output (IO) table and its application
  2. Practical exercises on IO Multiplier and iteration of results
13:30-17:00: SAM multiplier analysis (lecture and exercises)
  1. Concept and Construction of Social Accounting Matrix (SAM)
  2. SAM multiplier analysis using computer.
Note for Applicants

To apply for participation, please submit your current CV and a brief description of your research interests to, with a copy to

Important dates

Date of Workshop: 6th December 2023
Application submission deadline: 15th October 2023
Acceptance decisions: 31st October 2023

This work is part of the CGIAR Initiative on National Policies and Strategies (NPS). CGIAR launched NPS with national and international partners to build policy coherence, respond to policy demands and crises, and integrate policy tools at national and subnational levels in countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. CGIAR centers participating in NPS are The Alliance of Bioversity International and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (Alliance Bioversity-CIAT), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), International Water Management Institute (IWMI), International Potato Center (CIP), International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), and WorldFish. We would like to thank all funders who supported this research through their contributions to the CGIAR Trust Fund.

Individuals attending this event may be audio taped, videotaped, or photographed during a meeting, and by attending grant permission for their likenesses and the content of their comments, if any, to be broadcast, webcast, published, or otherwise reported or recorded.