Capital formation, technical change and labour productivity improvement - analysis of a cross-section of Irish manufacturing industries 1953-1967
Item Type:Journal Article
Citation:Noel J.J. Farley, 'Capital formation, technical change and labour productivity improvement - analysis of a cross-section of Irish manufacturing industries 1953-1967', Economic and Social Research Institute, Economic and Social Review, Vol.3 (Issue 1), 1971, 1971, pp25-52
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The recent economic literature has given a good deal of attention to the analysis of production and technical change. During the second half of the 1950's, Solow published his path-breaking article on the causes of labour productivity improvements in the private non-farm sector of the American economy. Soon thereafter Massell was completing a similar analysis of American manufacturing industries. The introduction of a new production function - the CES - then followed and opened the door to a new generation of studies of production and technical change.
Author: Farley, Noel J.J.
Publisher:Economic & Social Studies
Type of material:Journal Article
Series/Report no:Economic and Social Review
Vol.3 (Issue 1), 1971
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