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Growth Cycles with Technology Shifts and Externalities

  • Erikson, C.
  • Lindh, T.

This paper investigates a model with tachnological cycles induced by shifts in technologies. The key feature is that technological development occurs partly by discrete replacement of obsolete technologies, partly by continuous innovation of components for a pervasive general purpose technology. The technological system isexplicitly modeled as a complex interrelation between distinct constituents. By allowing for positive technological externalities, closed from analytical solutions for different phases can be obtained, the timing of technology shifts endogenized and a simple characterization of stationary cycles is achieved. This contributes to realism and analytical tractability. The model is capable of reproducing features of e. g. the shift to computer technology.

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Paper provided by Uppsala - Working Paper Series in its series Papers with number 1997-15.

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Length: 29 pages
Date of creation: 1997
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Handle: RePEc:fth:uppaal:1997-15
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