Measuring Technical Progress in Gross and Net Products
AbstractOn the optimal path of an economy with capital and non-renewable resource inputs, and constant returns output of consumption and investment, the rate of exogenous technical progress in net national product equals the rate of progress in (gross) production, divided by one minus the production elasticity of the resource flow.
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exogenous technical progress; net national product; non-renewable resources;
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- Pezzey, John C. V., 2003. "Measuring technical progress in gross and net products," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 78(2), pages 247-252, February.
- O30 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Technological Change; Research and Development; Intellectual Property Rights - - - General
- Q30 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Nonrenewable Resources and Conservation - - - General
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