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Best financial model to proportionally distribute the company's income to all employees?

I'm planning to start a project of something "innovative". And among some of the parts of the project that I'm thinking about, it's in the term of how money (profits) should be distributed. The truth ...
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Macroeconomic models with labor-replacing capital?

I am reading article http://public.gettysburg.edu/~tlin/research/robots-main.pdf "A New Keynesian Model with Robots: Implications for Business Cycles and Monetary Policy" and I wonder how actual this ...
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Human capital for under developed countries

I am currently undergoing a study on economic growth in 11 countries: Bangladesh, Egypt, Indonesia, Iran, Mexico, Philippines, Pakistan, South Korea, Turkey and Vietnam. I plan to use panel regression....
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Is there an alternative metric to GDP that measures a country's assets rather than flows?

The Gross domestic product measures the value of all final goods and services produced in a period. This has some limitations. For example, if a car hits a lightpost and both need to be repaired and ...
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What does the elasticity of substitution between capital and labour mean?

For example, if i have elasticity of substitution equal to 5 and 0.6 what does it imply about the capital to labor ratio? When it is 5 does it imply that it is easier to replace labor with capital. As ...
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Human Capital and Investment into Children

Famous labor economist James Heckman made the argument that given money for investing into educating people, we should invest into young children, and pretty much only that age group, because they ...
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Data on Directed Technical Change

I'm interested in technologies that are directed towards improving productivity of workers with high human capital. What kind of data could one use to look at directed technical change, as in Howard-...