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Alternative Facts Regarding the Labor Share

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  • Andy Atkeson

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In this paper, I examine the impact of alternative hypotheses about the measurement of firms' investments in intangible capital on the labor share and markups of price over marginal costs. (Copyright: Elsevier)

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  • Andy Atkeson, 2020. "Alternative Facts Regarding the Labor Share," Review of Economic Dynamics, Elsevier for the Society for Economic Dynamics, vol. 37, pages 167-180, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:red:issued:19-346
    DOI: 10.1016/j.red.2020.06.009
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