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Le comportement de demande en capital TIC : une analyse empirique sur quelques grands pays industrialises


  • Gilbert Cette
  • Jimmy Lopez
  • Pierre-Alexandre Noual


La presente etude explore une piste particuliere d'explication du retard europeen : celle d'une plus faible (en valeur absolue) elasticite-prix de leur demande. L'analyse porte conjointement sur cinq pays : la France, l'Allemagne, les Pays-Bas, le Royaume-Uni et les Etats-Unis. Les donnees mobilisees sont macro-economiques, annuelles, et couvrent la periode 1975-2001.

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  • Gilbert Cette & Jimmy Lopez & Pierre-Alexandre Noual, 2004. "Le comportement de demande en capital TIC : une analyse empirique sur quelques grands pays industrialises," Economie Internationale, CEPII research center, issue 98, pages 59-82.
  • Handle: RePEc:cii:cepiei:2004-2tc

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    1. Gilbert Cette & Jimmy Lopez, 2008. "What Explains the ICT Diffusion Gap Between the Major Industrialized Countries: An Empirical Analysis?," International Productivity Monitor, Centre for the Study of Living Standards, vol. 17, pages 28-39, Fall.

    More about this item


    TIC; investissement; demande de facteurs; comparaison internationale; Etats-Unis; marches de facteurs; croissance;

    JEL classification:

    • E22 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Investment; Capital; Intangible Capital; Capacity
    • O47 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity - - - Empirical Studies of Economic Growth; Aggregate Productivity; Cross-Country Output Convergence
    • O57 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economywide Country Studies - - - Comparative Studies of Countries
    • R34 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Real Estate Markets, Spatial Production Analysis, and Firm Location - - - Input Demand Analysis


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