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Advertising, in-house R&D, and growth

Volker Grossmann.

in Oxford Economic Papers

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 8103 words.

This paper develops a quality-ladder model of endogenous growth to study the interplay between in-house R&D and combative advertising expenditure, and its implications for economic growth,...

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The American scenescape: amenities, scenes and the qualities of local life

Daniel Silver.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2012; p ublished online September 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Development Planning and Policy; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity. 8337 words.

This paper outlines a new approach to measuring local quality of place. It uses a national database of some 500 types of local amenities to measure the local ‘scene’ in every US zip code....

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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...

Asymmetric Cycles

Boyan Jovanovic.

in The Review of Economic Studies

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity. 5943 words.

I estimate a model in which new technology entails random adjustment needs. Rapid adjustments may cause measured productivity to decline. The slow-downs persist because adjustment is...

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Bankruptcy Codes and Innovation

Viral V. Acharya and Krishnamurthy V. Subramanian.

in The Review of Financial Studies

December 2009; p ublished online April 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Corporate Governance; Law and Economics; Technological Change; Research and Development; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Economywide Country Studies. 18323 words.

We argue that when bankruptcy code is creditor friendly, excessive liquidations cause levered firms to shun innovation, whereas by promoting continuation upon failure, a debtor-friendly...

Biotech by bricolage? Agency, institutional relatedness and new path development in peripheral regions

Luís Carvalho and Mário Vale.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

June 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Microeconomics; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Technological Change; Research and Development; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity. 10426 words.

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This article develops a framework to understand new industrial path development in peripheral regions based on notions of ‘bricolage’ and...

A Century-Long Perspective on Agricultural Development

Christopher B. Barrett, Michael R. Carter and C. Peter Timmer.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

April 2010; p ublished online April 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Agricultural Economics; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Economic Development. 13016 words.

This article strategically surveys the past century’s literature on agricultural development. We organize the discussion around three “grand themes” that reveal the richness of agricultural...

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Clans, Guilds, and Markets: Apprenticeship Institutions and Growth in the Preindustrial Economy

David de la Croix, Matthias Doepke and Joel Mokyr.

in The Quarterly Journal of Economics

P ublished online July 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Growth and Fluctuations; Labour and Demographic Economics; Technological Change; Research and Development; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity. 26898 words.

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In the centuries leading up to the Industrial Revolution, Western Europe gradually pulled ahead of other world regions in terms of technological...

Climate policy

John Hassler, Per Krusell and Jonas Nycander.

in Economic Policy

July 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Energy Economics; Environmental Economics. 23932 words.

This paper makes suggestions for climate policy and defends them based on recent research in economics and the natural sciences. In summary: (i) the optimal carbon tax is rather modest;...

Endogenous growth with R&D and human capital: the role of returns to scale

Creina Day and Steve Dowrick.

in Oxford Economic Papers

April 2013; p ublished online August 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity. 3966 words.

Recent modelling of endogenous growth allows for both endogenous creation of ideas for new technology through R&D and endogenous accumulation of human capital. This paper extends the...

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Entrepreneurship capital and economic growth

David B. Audretsch.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

March 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Technological Change; Research and Development; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Entrepreneurship. 7943 words.

This paper shows how and why the Solow growth accounting framework is useful for linking entrepreneurship capital to economic growth. The knowledge filter impedes the spillover of knowledge...

Government Policy and Agricultural Productivity in Indonesia

Nicholas E. Rada, Steven T. Buccola and Keith O. Fuglie.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

April 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Economic Development. 8541 words.

We focus on the agricultural productivity implications of the complex of investment, price, and research policies the Indonesian government has employed since the end of the Green...

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Growth theory and ‘green growth’

Sjak Smulders, Michael Toman and Cees Withagen.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2014; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Technological Change; Research and Development; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Energy Economics; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation. 12529 words.

The relatively new and still amorphous concept of ‘green growth’ can be understood as a call for balancing longer-term investments in sustaining environmental wealth with nearer-term income...

How to measure the unobservable: a panel technique for the analysis of TFP convergence

Adriana Di Liberto, Francesco Pigliaru and Roberto Mura.

in Oxford Economic Papers

April 2008; p ublished online April 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Economic Development. 10048 words.

This paper proposes a fixed-effect panel methodology that enables us to simultaneously take into account both TFP convergence and the traditional neoclassical-type of convergence. We...

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ICT use and total factor productivity growth: intangible capital or productive externalities?

Ram C. Acharya.

in Oxford Economic Papers

January 2016; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Technological Change; Research and Development; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity. 11340 words.

What accounts for the exceptional TFP growth performance in some ICT-using industries after the mid-1990s in the USA and some other OECD countries? Productivity gains in the production of...

The influence of industry downturns on the propensity of product versus process innovation

Luca Berchicci, Christopher L. Tucci and Cristiano Zazzara.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

April 2014; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Technological Change; Research and Development. 11388 words.

This article sheds light on how industry fluctuations affect firms’ propensity to innovate. We test two seemingly conflicting arguments that suggest how firms are more or less inclined to...

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Institutional change and productivity growth in China’s manufacturing: the microeconomics of knowledge accumulation and “creative restructuring”

Xiaodan Yu, Giovanni Dosi, Jiasu Lei and Alessandro Nuvolari.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

June 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Economic Development. 16967 words.

This article investigates the microeconomics underlying the spectacular growth of productivity in China’s manufacturing sector over the period 1998–2007. Underlying the aggregate evidence...

Learning, innovation, increasing returns and resource creation: Luigi Pasinetti’s ‘original sin’ of, and call for a post-classical, economics

Christos N. Pitelis.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

November 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance; Technological Change; Research and Development; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity. 13991 words.

We draw on the seminal contribution to economics by Luigi Pasinetti, respond to his call to reverse what he saw as the ‘original sin’ of classical economists exacerbated by neoclassical...

The middle class in macroeconomics and growth theory: a three-class neo-Kaleckian–Goodwin model

Thomas I. Palley.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

January 2015; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; General Aggregative Models; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity. 12075 words.

This paper presents a three-class growth model with labour market conflict. The classes are workers, a middle-management middle class and a ‘top’ management capitalist class. The model...

Modern regional innovation policy

Philip McCann and Raquel Ortega-Argilés.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

July 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Economic Development. 17451 words.

This paper analyses the evolution of regional innovation policy into the mainstream of public policy. The paper examines the empirical and theoretical developments which have shifted much...

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