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MEDS-E Users' Manual

Frank Denton, Christine Feaver and Byron Spencer

Quantitative Studies in Economics and Population Research Reports from McMaster University

Abstract: This report is the Users' Manual that accompanies MEDS-E, the economic component of a new Windows-based version of the MEDS (Models of the Economic-Demographic System) software. MEDS-E is designed to make use of the all-Canada population and labour force projections from PMEDS-D in projecting various Canadian macro-economic aggregates. The projections, which are made year-to-year, extend as far as 2041. The time paths of the economic projections are determined by the population and labour inputs, type of aggregate production function chosen, rates of depreciation, and investment, consumption, and other parameters. A set of "standard" assumptions is provided, but users can change those assumptions.

Keywords: population; labour force; production function; economic projection (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: E27 J11 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 54 pages
Date: 1997-05
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