Adaptive Economizing, Technological Change, and the Demand for Labor in Disequilibrium
AbstractAn adaptive economizing framework is proposed for analyzing labor market aspects of long-term industrial development using a dynamic, disaggregate economic model based upon principles of bounded rationality and markets in disequilibrium. The approach is applied to a firm's investment-production planning problem to illustrate how labor demand is related to capital investment and technological change.
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Length: 36 pages
Date of creation: Jul 1985
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Adaptive framework; labour market; industrial development; disequilibrium; investment-production planning;
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