Good morning! I'm analyzing construction of a pipeline and oil refinery in rural, sparsely-populated eastern Utah (Grand and Emery Counties). My results indicate that ~2/3 of labor income is not employee compensation, which I think means it's proprietor's income. My judgment is that most of the construction firms that would build these facilities are based outside the 2-county region, so most of the proprietor's income would leak out of the region. What's the best way to modify proprietor's income when analyzing an activity to reflect expected leakage?
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