Economic Performance Through Time: A General Equilibrium Model
This paper presents a simple general equilibrium model of economic performance through time. The model incorporates four main determinants of economic performance: technology, capital investment, the division of labor and quality of institutions. It demonstrates that growth is not automatic even with technological progress. In order to maintain economic growth, it is important to continuously implement new technologies through capital investment. It also shows that institutional improvement promotes the social division of labor, which is an independent source of economic growth.
Volume (Year): 03 (2008)
Issue (Month): 01 ()
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