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Human Capital and Optimal Policy in a Lucas-type Model

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  • Pedro Garcia-Castrillo

    (University of Zaragoza)

  • Marcos Sanso

    (University of Zaragoza)

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We present a design of fiscal policy capable of providing the required incentives in order to make a decentralized economy with externalities move along the optimal transitional path in a Lucas-type human capital model. (Copyright: Elsevier)

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  • Pedro Garcia-Castrillo & Marcos Sanso, 2000. "Human Capital and Optimal Policy in a Lucas-type Model," Review of Economic Dynamics, Elsevier for the Society for Economic Dynamics, vol. 3(4), pages 757-770, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:red:issued:v:3:y:2000:i:4:p:757-770
    DOI: 10.1006/redy.1999.0087
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    2. Arantza Gorostiaga & Jana Hromcová & Miguel-Ángel López-García, 2013. "Optimal taxation in the Uzawa–Lucas model with externality in human capital," Journal of Economics, Springer, vol. 108(2), pages 111-129, March.
    3. Orlando Gomes, 2008. "Decentralized Allocation of Human Capital and Nonlinear Growth," Computational Economics, Springer;Society for Computational Economics, vol. 31(1), pages 45-75, February.
    4. Gomez Suarez, Manuel A., 2008. "Utility and production externalities, equilibrium efficiency and leisure specification," Journal of Macroeconomics, Elsevier, vol. 30(4), pages 1496-1519, December.
    5. Chakraborty, Bidisha & Gupta, Manash Ranjan, 2009. "Human capital, inequality, endogenous growth and educational subsidy: A theoretical analysis," Research in Economics, Elsevier, vol. 63(2), pages 77-90, June.
    6. Manuel Gómez & Antonio Escalona & J. Seijas, 2004. "Optimal fiscal policy in the Uzawa-Lucas model with CES production," International Advances in Economic Research, Springer;International Atlantic Economic Society, vol. 10(3), pages 202-214, October.
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    JEL classification:

    • O41 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity - - - One, Two, and Multisector Growth Models
    • E62 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook - - - Fiscal Policy
    • J24 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Human Capital; Skills; Occupational Choice; Labor Productivity

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