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Table 8b: Total Elasticities of Input Demand
Mean Values: 1950 - 1991
Industry Code Industry Title Mathematical Formula Mathematical Formula Mathematical Formula
1 Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries -0.0235 0.0642 -0.0062
2 Metal Mining -0.0077 0.0724 -0.0298
3 Coal Mining -0.0078 0.1012 -0.0269
4 Crude Petroleum and Natural Gas -0.0304 0.0267 -0.0155
5 Nonmetallic Mineral Mining -0.0094 0.0734 -0.0269
6 Construction -0.0204 0.1029 -0.0015
7 Food and Kindred Products -0.0441 0.1364 -0.0035
8 Tobacco Manufactures -0.0331 0.0648 -0.0160
9 Textile Mill products -0.0283 0.1898 -0.0106
10 Apparel and Other Textile Products -0.0154 0.2784 -0.0129
11 Lumber and Wood Products -0.0168 0.1998 -0.0112
12 Furniture and Fixtures -0.0111 0.1918 -0.0178
13 Paper and Allied Products -0.0203 0.0947 -0.0111
14 Printing and Publishing -0.0142 0.1056 -0.0114
15 Chemicals and Allied Products -0.0283 0.0574 -0.0088
16 Petroleum Refining -0.0907 0.1751 -0.0073
17 Rubber and Plastic Products -0.0151 0.2470 -0.0121
18 Leather and Leather Products -0.0093 0.2172 -0.0206
19 Stone, Clay and Glass Products -0.0134 0.1105 -0.0157
20 Primary Metals -0.0308 0.1509 -0.0065
21 Fabricated Metal Products -0.0163 0.1113 -0.0107
22 Machinery, Except Electrical -0.0160 0.1197 -0.0107
23 Electrical Machinery -0.0148 0.1215 -0.0124
24 Motor Vehicles -0.0307 0.1402 -0.0065
25 Other Transportation Equipment -0.0148 0.1045 -0.0099
26 Instruments -0.0094 0.1208 -0.0223
27 Miscellaneous Manufacturing -0.0119 0.1557 -0.0172
28 Transportation and Warehousing -0.0147 0.0675 -0.0072
29 Communication -0.0130 0.0341 -0.0264
30 Electric Utilities -0.0262 0.0292 -0.0147
31 Gas Utilities -0.0396 0.0598 -0.0103
32 Trade -0.0148 0.0520 -0.0037
33 Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate -0.0199 0.0286 -0.0004
34 Other Services -0.0176 0.0358 -0.0019
35 Government Enterprises -0.0127 0.0582 -0.0198


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