The tech industry is an integral part of the innovation sector. This is particularly true in states and metros where tech has a strong economic impact, as CompTIA examined in its excellent Cyberstates 2017 report.
The latest version of Analyst (EMSI’s web-based labor market analysis tool) is built on an elaborate Social Accounting Matrix (SAM) platform. A SAM has its roots in input-output (I/O) theory. As a prelude to the release of Analyst 3.0, this blog post goes back to the general history of economic doctrines and takes a brief look at the historic roots of SAM and I/O-like theories.