IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/
MyIDEAS: Login to save this article or follow this journal

A Note On The Mathematical Derivation Of Total Factor Productivity (Tfp) And Its Decompositions

  • Naziruddin Abdullah

    (International Islamic University Malaysia)

Registered author(s):

    This article is written with a two-fold objective: to prove the equivalence between Total Factor Productivity (TFP) and technological change when the production function exhibits constant returns to scale, and to decompose the TFP into several components. Toward this end, we established a linkage between the theory of production (specifically the cost of production), and TFP. Prior to that, however, we showed how the TFP is computed using the Divisia indexes or the Tornqvist index. Finally, we showed that if the production is subject to constant returns to scale, the TFP growth rate is identical to the rate of technological change. Otherwise, with the existence of scale effects, the TFP may be decomposed into technological change and scale effects, the two major sources of TFP.

    To our knowledge, this item is not available for download. To find whether it is available, there are three options:
    1. Check below under "Related research" whether another version of this item is available online.
    2. Check on the provider's web page whether it is in fact available.
    3. Perform a search for a similarly titled item that would be available.

    Article provided by IIUM Journal of Economis and Management in its journal IIUM Journal of Economics and Management.

    Volume (Year): 8 (2000)
    Issue (Month): 1 (June)
    Pages: 71-

    as
    in new window

    Handle: RePEc:ije:journl:v:8:y:2000:i:1:p:71-
    Contact details of provider: Postal: Jalan Gombak, 53100 Kuala Lumpur
    Phone: (603) 6196 4770
    Fax: (603) 6196 4850
    Web page: http://www.iium.edu.my/enmjournal/

    More information through EDIRC

    No references listed on IDEAS
    You can help add them by filling out this form.

    This item is not listed on Wikipedia, on a reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.

    When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:ije:journl:v:8:y:2000:i:1:p:71-. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Gairuzazmi Mat Ghani)

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.

    If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    This information is provided to you by IDEAS at the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis using RePEc data.