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# Questions tagged [solow]

Referring to the Solow-Swan model of economic growth.

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### Attributing Labor Productivity Gains to Capital Deepening vs. Total Factor Productivity Growth

In a traditional Solow-Swan growth model, you can decompose growth in labor productivity (output/hour) into a component stemming from total factor productivity growth and another stemming from capital ...
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### Solow's growth model with human capital (mankiw (1992) footnote 12 style equation)

i've never seen this type of model with human capital, and the derivatives of K and H seem to be different than what I find in literature about the subject. It's similar to mankiw romer weil (1992) ...
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### Beta convergence: data uncertainties

Maybe these questions are silly for many of you but I’m trying to conduct a beta convergence analysis using data from the Penn World Table, and I have run into some uncertainties. For the dependent ...
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### Looking for help with Solow Model Question [closed]

The question is this: Suppose there is a production function of $Q=F(K, L)=\sqrt{K}\sqrt{L}$. Suppose that MPC=0.8 and the labor force is growing at a rate of 0.05 per year. Also labor force ...
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### Mankiw, Romer & Weil: Estimating Implied Alpha & Beta

I am replicating Mankiw, Romer & Weil (1992) with data from 1995 through 2015, and I wondering how they estimated the implied alpha and beta. Thank you, For those curious, the paper can be found....
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### Solow model, time and steady state

Suppose we have a Solow model: $$Y(t)=C(t)+I(t)$$ $$I(t)=sY(t)$$ $$\dot K=I(t)-δK(t)$$ With a given Cobb-Douglas: $$Y(t)=Z(t)K^aL^{1-a}$$ $$y(t)=Y(t)/L(t)$$ $$k(t)=K(t)/L(t)$$  y=...