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A "generic", (general) Factor Price Equalisation Theorem


  • Ivar Ekeland
  • Roger Guesnerie


We consider a constant returns to scale production sector, where goods are partitioned into factors and reproducible goods. We examine the geometry of the efficient frontier of the global production set and derive non substitution like theorems. Considering the supporting prices of the efficient frontier, we show that if the number of goods is at least twice larger than the number of factors, then, generically, the prices of goods univoquely determine the prices of factors. [Revised December 2006 as PSE working paper 2006-50: The geometry of global production and factor price equalisation] .

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  • Ivar Ekeland & Roger Guesnerie, 2003. "A "generic", (general) Factor Price Equalisation Theorem," DELTA Working Papers 2003-02, DELTA (Ecole normale supérieure).
  • Handle: RePEc:del:abcdef:2003-02

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