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Multifactor CES general equilibrium: Models and applications

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  • Kim, Jiyoung
  • Nakano, Satoshi
  • Nishimura, Kazuhiko
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    Sector-specific multifactor CES elasticities of substitution and the corresponding productivity growth are jointly measured by regressing the growth of per-factor cost shares against the growth of factor prices. We use linked input-output tables for Japan and the Republic of Korea as the data source for factor price and cost shares in two temporally distant states. We then construct a multisectoral general equilibrium model using the system of estimated CES unit cost functions and evaluate the economy-wide propagation of an exogenous productivity stimulus in terms of welfare. Further, we examine the differences between models based on a priori elasticities such as Leontief and Cobb-Douglas.

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Economic Modelling.

    Volume (Year): 63 (2017)
    Issue (Month): C ()
    Pages: 115-127

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:ecmode:v:63:y:2017:i:c:p:115-127
    DOI: 10.1016/j.econmod.2017.01.024
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