The ORANI model, built by Peter Dixon and others in the late 1970s, has been widely recognized as a significant contribution to economic methodology. ORANI and descendant models have been used by CoPS, the Commonwealth Government (especially the Productivity Commission) and many other groups.
The original book, published by North-Holland in 1982, is now out of print, but you can download a scan from the link below.
ORANI: A Multisectoral Model of the Australian Economy
Peter B. Dixon, B.R. Parmenter, John Sutton and D.P. Vincent
no longer available in paper format
Download a free PDF from here.
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