Complex dynamics in a Pasinetti-Solow model of growth and distribution
AbstractIn this paper, we study some of the properties of a discrete-time version of the two-class model of growth and distribution proposed by Pasinetti (1962) and Samuelson and Modigliani (1966) with a concave production function of the CES type. Two distinct groups of agents, workers and capitalists, exist. Following Chiang (1973), we assume that the first group saves out of wages and profits by applying to these income sources propensities to save which are not necessarily equal. Capitalists’ saving originates only from capital income. The model is two-dimensional involving distributive processes that occur not only between factor shares but also between the two groups in the economy. We explore through simulations the large variety of dynamic behaviours that emerge from this formulation.
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Date of creation: 03 Nov 2005
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Growth; Income distribution; Complex dynamics; Chaos;
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- Pasquale Commendatore, 2004. "Complex dynamics in a Pasinetti-Solow model of Growth and distribution," Computing in Economics and Finance 2004 279, Society for Computational Economics.
- E25 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Aggregate Factor Income Distribution
- E32 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles - - - Business Fluctuations; Cycles
- O40 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity - - - General
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