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The Bowley Ratio

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  • Willis, Geoff

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The paper gives a simple algebraic description, and background justification, for the Bowley Ratio, the relative returns to labour and capital, in a simple economy.

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  • Willis, Geoff, 2011. "The Bowley Ratio," MPRA Paper 30852, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:30852
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    Keywords

    Bowley; returns; labour; capital;

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    • D33 - Microeconomics - - Distribution - - - Factor Income Distribution

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