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Entrepreneurs, Sticky Competition and the Schumpeterian Cobb-Douglas Production Function

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  • Mo, Pak Hung

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In this paper, we institute the role of entrepreneurs in technical progress and the mechanism of tools multiplication into the Cobb Douglas Production Function. After the advancements, the technology component in the function has technical meaning and is potentially observable. Unlimited technical progress becomes possible and automatic under sticky competitive markets. The coexistence of sustained growth, decline and stagnation across countries and time becomes obvious and the target of public policies for achieving sustained growth is also clear and precise.

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  • Mo, Pak Hung, 2011. "Entrepreneurs, Sticky Competition and the Schumpeterian Cobb-Douglas Production Function," MPRA Paper 28927, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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    Keywords

    Entrepreneur; Sticky Competition; Cobb-Douglas Production Function; Endogenous Growth; Technical Progress; Tools Variety;

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    • D2 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations
    • O4 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity

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