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Modeling technology and technological change in manufacturing: how do countries differ?

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In this paper we ask how technological differences in manufacturing across countries can best be modeled when using a standard production function approach. We show that it is important to allow for differences in technology as measured by differences in parameters. Of similar importance are time-series properties of the data and the role of dynamic processes, which can be thought of as aspects of technological change. Regarding the latter we identify both an element that is common across all...

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Published
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Not peer reviewed
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St John's College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Economics - Centre for the study of African Economies
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Global Poverty Research Group, Labour and Applied Microeconometrics, Development Economics
Oxford college:
St John's College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Economics - Centre for the study of African Economies
Series:
CSAE working paper series
Publication date:
2008
URN:
uuid:7bc5a08f-3372-4f1c-b721-d6bd8cb1d346
Local pid:
ora:2568

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