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Reswitching And Decreasing Demand For Capital

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We consider a Wicksellian or Neo‐Austrian model of production with a continuum of techniques. For this model we provide an example in which a monotonically decreasing demand for capital schedule is combined with reswitching and a net product per worker that increases (over a certain interval) as the interest rate increases.

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  • Saverio M. Fratini, 2010. "Reswitching And Decreasing Demand For Capital," Metroeconomica, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 61(4), pages 676-682, November.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:metroe:v:61:y:2010:i:4:p:676-682
    DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-999X.2010.04090.x
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    • D46 - Microeconomics - - Market Structure, Pricing, and Design - - - Value Theory
    • B21 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - History of Economic Thought since 1925 - - - Microeconomics
    • D33 - Microeconomics - - Distribution - - - Factor Income Distribution
    • D24 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - Production; Cost; Capital; Capital, Total Factor, and Multifactor Productivity; Capacity

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