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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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Divergences in Long-Run Trends in the Prices of Energy and Energy Services

Roger Fouquet.

in Review of Environmental Economics and Policy

January 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Technological Change; Research and Development; Environmental Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Energy Economics; Transportation Systems; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation. 10624 words.

This article presents new evidence on very long-run trends in the prices of energy and energy services, such as heat, power, transport, and light, using seven hundred years of data for the...

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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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Is firm renewal stimulated by negative shocks? The status of negative driving forces in Schumpeterian and Darwinian economics

Lennart Erixon.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

January 2016; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Production and Organizations; Technological Change; Research and Development; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles. 15607 words.

The idea that firms are more innovative under difficult external condition has no prominent place in evolutionary economics. The neo-Schumpeterians agree with Schumpeter that innovation is...

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Stagnation Traps

Gianluca Benigno and Luca Fornaro.

in The Review of Economic Studies

July 2018; p ublished online November 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Money and Interest Rates; Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit; Technological Change; Research and Development; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity. 23962 words.

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We provide a Keynesian growth theory in which pessimistic expectations can lead to very persistent, or even permanent, slumps characterized by high...

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Technological opportunity, long-run growth, and convergence

Jakub Growiec and Ingmar Schumacher.

in Oxford Economic Papers

April 2013; p ublished online May 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity. 9904 words.

We derive a R&D-based growth model where the rate of technological progress depends, inter alia, on the amount of technological opportunity. Incremental innovations provide direct increases...

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