A multi-sector version of the Post-Keynesian growth model
AbstractWith this inquiry we seek to develop a disaggregated version of the post-Keynesian approach to economic growth, by showing that indeed it can be treated as a particular case of the Pasinettian model of structural change and economic expansion. By relying upon vertical integration it becomes possible to carry out the analysis initiated by Kaldor (1956) and Robinson (1956, 1962), and followed by Dutt (1984), Rowthorn (1982) and later Bhaduri and Marglin (1990) in a multi-sectoral model in which demand and productivity increase at different paces in each sector. By adopting this approach it is possible to show that the structural economic dynamics is conditioned not only to patterns of evolving demand and diffusion of technological progress but also to the distributive features of the economy, which can give rise to different regimes of economic growth. Besides, we find it possible to determine the natural rate of profit that makes the mark-up rate to be constant over time.
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Post-Keynesian growth model; structural change; multi-sector models;
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- Ricardo Azevedo Araujo & Joanílio Rodolpho Teixeira, 2010. "A Multi-Sector Version of the Post-Keynesian Growth Model," Working papers - Textos para Discussao do Departamento de Economia da Universidade de Brasilia 330, Departamento de Economia da Universidade de Brasilia.
- O11 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development
- D33 - Microeconomics - - Distribution - - - Factor Income Distribution
- E11 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - General Aggregative Models - - - Marxian; Sraffian; Institutional; Evolutionary
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- NEP-ALL-2011-04-23 (All new papers)
- NEP-FDG-2011-04-23 (Financial Development & Growth)
- NEP-HME-2011-04-23 (Heterodox Microeconomics)
- NEP-PKE-2011-04-23 (Post Keynesian Economics)
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