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What makes a great sector worksheet

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Title: What makes a great sector worksheet

Content: This is part of a series of "what makes a great.." notes to help people who are interested in copying the 2050 calculator. They are ideals, which the UK calculator may not live up to.

Once the assumptions about a sector are ready and documented, the next step is to implement these as a worksheet.

A great sector worksheet:

# Is a single worksheet
# Follows the following structure:
## Trajectory choice
## Assumptions that vary with choice of trajectory
## Assumptions that don't vary with choice of trajectory
## Assumptions that are derived from the assumptions above
## Calculations
## Outputs (in tables)
# Minimises its interaction with other worksheets
# Contains references to any key sources / documentation

Because the sector is implemented as a single worksheet, it needs to be simple.

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