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Investment gestation lags: The difference between time-to-build and delivery lags

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  • Peeters, Marga

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The timing of investment and capital stock accumulation can differ as a result of time-to-build or delivery lags. In this study calibration methods are used to illustrate the difference in these sources of gestation lags.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 28549.

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Date of creation: 1996
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Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:28549

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Keywords: investment; time-to-build; delivery lags; gestation; business cycle;

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  1. Merkies, Arnold H. Q. M. & Steyn, Ivo J., 1994. "Modelling changing lag patterns in Dutch construction," Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Elsevier, vol. 18(2), pages 499-509, March.
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  1. Charles Himmelberg & Alessandra del Boca & Marzio Galeotti & Paola Rota, 2005. "Investment and Time to Plan: A Comparison of Structures vs. Equipment in a Panel of Italian Firms," Working Papers 2005.54, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei.
  2. Jönsson, Kristian, 2005. "Real Exchange Rate and Consumption Fluctuations following Trade Liberalization," Working Paper Series 187, Sveriges Riksbank (Central Bank of Sweden).
  3. Ulrich Brandt-Pollmann & Ralph Winkler & Sebastian Sager & Ulf Moslener & Johannes Schlöder, 2008. "Numerical Solution of Optimal Control Problems with Constant Control Delays," Computational Economics, Society for Computational Economics, vol. 31(2), pages 181-206, March.
  4. Peeters, Marga, 1998. "Persistence, asymmetries and interrelation in factor demand," MPRA Paper 23864, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  5. Jönsson, Kristian, 2004. "Real Exchange Rate and Consumption Fluctuations following Trade Liberalization," Working Paper Series in Economics and Finance 568, Stockholm School of Economics, revised 04 Jan 2005.

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