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Relating the Knowledge Production Function to Total Factor Productivity: An Endogenous Growth Puzzle

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  • Yasser Abdih

    (International Monetary Fund)

  • Frederick Joutz

    (International Monetary Fund)

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The knowledge production function is central to research and development-based growth models. This paper empirically investigates the knowledge production function and intertemporal spillover effects using cointegration techniques. Timeseries evidence suggests there are two long-run cointegrating relationships. The first captures a long-run knowledge production function; the second captures a long-run positive relationship between total factor productivity (TFP) and the knowledge stock. The results indicate that strong intertemporal knowledge spillovers are present and that the long-run impact of the knowledge stock on TFP is small. This evidence is interpreted in light of existing theoretical and empirical evidence on endogenous growth. Copyright 2006, International Monetary Fund

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Volume (Year): 53 (2006)
Issue (Month): 2 ()
Pages: 3

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  3. Frederick L. Joutz & Yasser Abdih, 2008. "The Impact of Public Capital, Human Capital, and Knowledgeon Aggregate Output," IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund 08/218, International Monetary Fund.
  4. L. Rachel Ngai & Roberto M. Samaniego, 2006. "An R&D-based model of multi-sector growth," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library 3527, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
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  6. Markus Eberhardt & Christian Helmers & Hubert Strauss, 2013. "Do Spillovers Matter When Estimating Private Returns to R&D?," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 95(2), pages 436-448, May.
  7. Pradhan, Jaya Prakash, 2013. "The Geography of Patenting In India: Patterns and Determinants," MPRA Paper 50595, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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