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Allocation of human capital and innovation at the frontier: firm-level evidence on Germany and the Netherlands

Eric Bartelsman, Sabien Dobbelaere and Bettina Peters.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

October 2015; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Education and Research Institutions; Technological Change; Research and Development; Economic Development. 23755 words.

This article examines how productivity effects of human capital and innovation vary at different points of the conditional productivity distribution. Our analysis draws upon two large...

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Appropriate technology in a Solovian nonlinear growth model

Davide Fiaschi and Andrea Mario Lavezzi.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

March 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Technological Change; Research and Development; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Single Equation Models; Single Variables. 6681 words.

We propose a Solovian growth model with a convex–concave production function and international technological spillovers. We test the empirical implications of the model, analysing the...

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Bargaining and Conflict with Incomplete Information

Santiago Sanchez-Pages.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Economics of Peace and Conflict

April 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Economics; Economic Development and Growth; Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General. 14744 words.

This article considers the strategic transmission of information, though in a variety of ways, including not only costly signaling through actions to convey information, but also engaging...

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Climate Change and Economic Growth in Africa: An Econometric Analysis

Babatunde O. Abidoye and Ayodele F. Odusola.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Environmental Economics; Econometrics and Mathematical Economics; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Economic Development. 10082 words.

The economic landscape of most African countries depends essentially on the dynamics of climate change. Key sectors driving their economic performance and livelihoods such as agriculture,...

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A Comment on “The Welfare Impacts of Commodity Price Volatility: Evidence from Rural Ethiopia”

Linden McBride.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

March 2016; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Microeconomics; Economic Development. 3018 words.

This comment discusses the robustness of the policy implications of Bellemare, Barrett, and Just's paper, “The Welfare Impacts of Commodity Price Volatility: Evidence from Rural Ethiopia”...

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Correcting for biases when estimating production functions: an illusion of the laws of algebra?

Jesus Felipe, Rana Hasan and J. S. L. McCombie.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

May 2008; p ublished online December 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Production and Organizations; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity. 8653 words.

This paper shows that the endogeneity bias that allegedly appears when estimating production functions using value data, and which the literature has tried to deal with since the 1940s, is...

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Econometric modelling of the regional knowledge production function in Europe

Sylvie Charlot, Riccardo Crescenzi and Antonio Musolesi.

in Journal of Economic Geography

November 2015; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Technological Change; Research and Development. 13575 words.

By adopting a semiparametric approach, the ‘traditional’ regional knowledge production function is developed in three complementary directions. First, the model is augmented with...

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Economic Growth and Ecological Sustainability in India

Pranab Mukhopadhyay and Priya Shyamsundar.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Indian Economy

March 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Economics; Economic Development and Growth; Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General. 11672 words.

This article looks at issues concerning environmental sustainability and economic growth in India using both micro- and macro-level evidence. The article highlights two environmental...

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The evolution of Engel curves and its implications for structural change theory

Alessio Moneta and Andreas Chai.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2014; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Economic Methodology; Economic Development. 13113 words.

The tendency for expenditure Engel curves to flatten out at high income levels is frequently cited as evidence that major shifts in household spending patterns take place as households...

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Government Insurance Program Design, Incentive Effects, and Technology Adoption: The Case of Skip-Row Crop Insurance

Joshua D. Woodard, Alexander D. Pavlista, Gary D. Schnitkey, Paul A. Burgener and Kimberley A. Ward.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

July 2012; p ublished online February 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Technological Change; Research and Development; Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Agricultural Economics; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Insurance. 8574 words.

Can the availability of poorly-designed government insurance alter technology adoption decisions? A theoretical model of technology adoption and insurance incentive effects for a high- and...

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