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Investment: Introduction

R. C. O. Matthews, C. H. Feinstein and J. C. Odling‐Smee

in British Economic Growth 1856-1973

Published in print October 1982 | ISBN: 9780198284536
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191596629 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198284535.003.0011

Series: Studies of Economic Growth in Industrialized Countries

 Investment: Introduction

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In considering the causes of movements of investment, our conceptual framework in the next two chapters is that investment is determined by the intersection of the supply price of finance schedule and the marginal efficiency of investment. Investment trends in different sectors of the economy are also shown in this chapter.

Keywords: capital‐output ratio; cost of capital; investment by sector; investment efficiency

Chapter.  6681 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Economic History

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