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Structural Problems in Namibia's Sectoral and Sub-Sectoral Performance During the 1968-1992 Years

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  • V.Heinrich S. Amavilah

    (Glendale College)

A flexible production function analysis is addressed to Namibia's data for the 1968-1992 period to test for evidence of structural problems in sectoral and sub-sectoral performance. The analysis found the primary sector to be characterized by constant returns to scale through the entire 25 years. The secondary sector experienced constant returns to scale pre-1980 and severe diseconomies post-1980, while the tertiary sector was marked by constant returns to scale pre-1980, and questionable increasing returns to scale post-1980. The changes imply structural problems inasmuch as factor productivities and the rates of technical change declined, and little support for domestic capital formation was found.

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Paper provided by EconWPA in its series GE, Growth, Math methods with number 0307002.

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Length: 42 pages
Date of creation: 16 Jul 2003
Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwpge:0307002
Note: Type of Document - WordPerfect; prepared on IBM PC - PC; to print on HP/PostScript; pages: 42 ; figures: reguest from author. I never published this piece and now would like to reduce mailing and xerox cost by posting it.
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  1. Amavilah, Voxi Heinrich S., 1995. "The capitalist world aggregate supply and demand model for natural uranium," Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 17(3), pages 211-220, July.
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