Endogenizing Growth via a Lag for Apprenticing
AbstractWe take up a growth model with both skilled and unskilled labor, and a steady migration of some unskilled workers, who undertake apprenticing, to the skilled group of workers. Apprenticing involves a period of observing and thus labor output foregone. The time-out for observing represents a cost to the economy and this results in the rate of balanced growth being endogenous. We examine the balanced growth path and report on the stability of our dynamic system.
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Length: 11 pages
Date of creation: Apr 2010
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skilled and unskilled labor; apprenticing; balanced growth; endogenous growth;
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