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The production function

  • Fioretti, Guido
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    The productions function maps the inputs of a firm or a productive system onto its outputs. This article expounds generalizations of the production function that include state variables, organizational structures and increasing returns to scale. These extensions are needed in order to explain the regularities of the empirical distributions of certain economic variables.

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    Volume (Year): 374 (2007)
    Issue (Month): 2 ()
    Pages: 707-714

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