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A Contribution to the Empirics of Endogenous Growth

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  • Elias Dinopoulos

    (University of Florida)

  • Peter Thompson

    (University of Houston)

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We modify Romer's [1990] model of endogenous technological change, incorporating population growth, capital depreciation and diminishing returns to R&D, and removing scale effects. The steady-state of the model is characterized by a system of non-linear simultaneous equations in which income per capita depends on the savings rates, the rate of technological change and population growth in much the same manner as the Solow model, but in which the rate of technological change is also determined by the endogenous variables. Using international cross-sectional data, we obtain a precise estimate of returns to scale in the knowledge creation function which enables us to reject the neoclassical model against our alternative.

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Article provided by Eastern Economic Association in its journal Eastern Economic Journal.

Volume (Year): 22 (1996)
Issue (Month): 4 (Fall)
Pages: 389-400

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Handle: RePEc:eej:eeconj:v:22:y:1996:i:4:p:389-400

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Keywords: Growth; Population; Technological Change;

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  2. Kiminori Matsuyama, 1990. "Agricultural Productivity, Comparative Advantage, and Economic Growth," Discussion Papers 934, Northwestern University, Center for Mathematical Studies in Economics and Management Science.
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  1. Rossitsa Rangelova, 1999. "Economic Growth in Transition CEECs: Implications for and of Modern Growth Theory," ERI-BAS Chapters, in: Mitko Dimitrov & Wladimir Andreff & Laszlo Csaba (ed.), Economies in Transition and the Variety of Capitalisms. Features, Changes, Convergence, edition 1, chapter 12, pages 102-126 Bulgarian Academy of Sciences - Economic Research Institute.
  2. Paul A. de Hek, 2005. "Uncertain Technological Change under Capital Mobility," Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers 05-033/2, Tinbergen Institute.
  3. Dinopoulos, Elias & Segerstrom, Paul, 1996. "A Schumpeterian Model of Protection and Relative Wages," Working Paper Series 471, Research Institute of Industrial Economics.
  4. A. Minniti & F. Venturini, 2014. "R&D Policy and Schumpeterian Growth: Theory and Evidence," Working Papers wp945, Dipartimento Scienze Economiche, Universita' di Bologna.
  5. Rossitsa Rangelova, 1999. "Endogenous Growth Theory: Rise and Developments," Economic Studies journal, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences - Economic Research Institute, issue 3, pages 3-27.
  6. Sener, Fuat, 2001. "Schumpeterian unemployment, trade and wages," Journal of International Economics, Elsevier, vol. 54(1), pages 119-148, June.
  7. Paul A. de Hek, 2002. "Endogenous Technological Change under Uncertainty," Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers 02-047/2, Tinbergen Institute, revised 08 Nov 2002.
  8. Paul A. de Hek, 2002. "Endogenous Technological Change under Uncertainty," Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers 02-047/2, Tinbergen Institute, revised 08 Nov 2002.
  9. Paul A. de Hek, 2005. "Uncertain Technological Change under Capital Mobility," Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers 05-033/2, Tinbergen Institute.
  10. Dinopoulos, Elias & Segerstrom, Paul, 1999. "The dynamic effects of contingent tariffs," Journal of International Economics, Elsevier, vol. 47(1), pages 191-222, February.
  11. Wolf-Heimo Grieben, 2005. "Schumpeterian growth and the political economy of employment protection," Journal of Economics, Springer, vol. 86(1), pages 77-118, December.
  12. Dinopoulos, Elias & Thompson, Peter, 2000. "Endogenous growth in a cross-section of countries," Journal of International Economics, Elsevier, vol. 51(2), pages 335-362, August.
  13. Petsas, Iordanis, 2008. "Sustained Comparative Advantage in a Model of Schumpeterian Growth without Scale Effects," MPRA Paper 14300, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 30 Sep 2008.
  14. Amavilah, Voxi Heinrich, 2008. "Domestic resources, governance, global links, and the economic performance of Sub-Saharan Africa," MPRA Paper 11193, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  15. Petsas, Iordanis, 2009. "General Purpose Technologies and their Implications for International Trade," MPRA Paper 14446, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  16. Nahuis, R., 1998. "The Dynamics of a General Purpose Technology in a Research and Assimilation Model," Discussion Paper 1998-119, Tilburg University, Center for Economic Research.

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