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Uncertainty, Learning And Growth

  • RAGCHAASUREN GALINDEV

The paper extends Blackburn and Galindev's (Economics Letters, Vol. 79 (2003), pp. 417-421) stochastic growth model in which productivity growth entails both external and internal learning behaviour with a constant relative risk aversion utility function and productivity shocks. Consequently, the relationship between long-term growth and short-term volatility depends not only on the relative importance of each learning mechanism but also on a parameter measuring individuals' attitude towards risk. Copyright � 2008 The Author. Journal compilation � 2008 Blackwell Publishing Ltd and The University of Manchester.

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Volume (Year): 76 (2008)
Issue (Month): 5 (09)
Pages: 539-548

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