On the solution of the growth model with investment-specific technological change
Recent work by Greenwood et al. (1997, 2000) and Fisher (2003) has emphasized the importance of investment-specific technological change as a main driving force behind long-run growth and the business cycle. This article shows how the growth model with investment-specific technological change has a closed-form solution if capital fully depreciates. This solution furthers our understanding of the model and it constitutes a useful benchmark to check the accuracy of numerical procedures to solve dynamic macroeconomic models in cases with several state variables.
Volume (Year): 14 (2007)
Issue (Month): 8 ()
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