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Cobb-Douglas type functions and the form of the error terms

Qiang Fu

Cobb-Douglas type functions and the form of the error terms

a Monte Carlo study of the properties of estimators and tests

by Qiang Fu

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Published by typescript in [s.l.] .
Written in English


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Dissertation (M.A.) - University of Warwick, 1990.

Statementby Qiang Fu.
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Open LibraryOL20153612M

Consider the Cobb-Douglas production function: Y = AKαL1−α (1) Since Cobb-Douglas functions have convex and monotonic contours that do not cross the axes, we can use the shortcut formula for interior solutions to the unconstrained producer optimization problem: ∂Y ∂L = w p (2) ∂Y ∂K = r p (3)File Size: 28KB. the aggregate Cobb-Douglas function regression captures is the path of the value added accounting identity according to which value added equals the sum of the wage bill plus total profits. In this section, the Cobb-Douglas form is simply derived as an algebraic transformation of the identity. This transformation embodies the result thatCited by:

Questions tagged [cobb-douglas] Ask Question The Cobb-Douglas function is a commonly used functional form for a firm's production function or for consumers' utility, with a . Algebraic Production Functions and Their Uses Before Cobb-Douglas Thomas M. Humphrey Fundamental to economic analysis is the idea of a production function. It and its allied concept, the utility function, form the twin pillars of neoclassical economics. Written P = f(L,C,T).

This specific form may not be the Cobb-Douglas production functions and indicates the types of results it can This section will first describe a particular type of Cobb-Douglas. The author estimated two CobbDouglas-type production functions both by ordinary least squares with fixed and random coefficients. The stochastic term in Cobb-Douglas type models is either specified to be additive or multiplicative (See Stephen M. Goldfeld and Richard E. Quandt [15]).


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Cobb-Douglas type functions and the form of the error terms by Qiang Fu Download PDF EPUB FB2

Gives simple closed-form solutions to many economic problems. However, empirical and theoretical work has often questioned the validity of the Cobb-Douglas as a model of the U.S.

economy. Some economists believe that the more general CES may be a more 1Although Cobb-Douglas does restrict the elasticity of substitution between the demand for laborFile Size: KB.

In economics, a production function is an equation that describes the relationship between input and output, or what goes into making a certain product, and a Cobb-Douglas production function is a specific standard equation that is applied to describe how much output two or more inputs into a production process make, with capital and labor being the typical inputs : Mike Moffatt.

In economics and econometrics, the Cobb–Douglas production function is a particular functional form of the production function, widely used to represent the technological relationship between the amounts of two or more inputs (particularly physical capital and labor) and the amount of output that can be produced by those Cobb–Douglas form was developed and tested against.

The Cobb-Douglas Production Function The resulting equation is referred to as linear in the parameters or linear in the coefficients. In other words, log y is a linear function of log x1 and log transformed function is the equation for a simple two variable regression line in which all observations in the data set usedFile Size: KB.

Special Production Functions- Cobb-Douglas, CES, VES, Translog and their properties (BSE) - Duration: Vidya-mi views. Of the Marshallian type of function, the best known and the most widely used is the Cobb-Douglas production function.

It takes its name from Professor (one-time Senator) Douglas who, from empirical observation, inferred its properties, and to his colleague Cobb, a mathematician, who suggested the mathematical form which had those by: 1. Chapter 4 Practice Questions: 1) Suppose we know that output in the economy is given by the production function: Y t=A tKt 1/3 L t 2/3 If technology is growing at a rate of 1% per year, the capital stock by 3%, and the labor supply by 2%,File Size: 55KB.

Use mathematical analysis to show that the Cobb-Douglas production function is consistent with the law of diminishing returns in the short run. Assume that capital is the variable input.

Cobb-Douglas Production Function Definition: The Cobb-Douglas Production Function, given by Charles W. Cobb and Paul H. Douglas is a linear homogeneous production function, which implies, that the factors of production can be substituted for one another up to a certain extent only. The Cobb-Douglas production function represents the relationship between two or more inputs - typically physical capital and labor - and the number of outputs that can be produced.

Cobb Douglas production function, homogeneity, geometry. cement and inputs labour and capital. The econometric model consists of Cobb-Douglas Production general form of Cobb-Douglas Production function is: X= f (K, L) (1) X= β 0 K1Lb -b (2) X is output and appeared as a dependent variable, while capital (K) and labour (L) are independent Size: KB.

In the economic condition, the Cobb-Douglas functional form of production functions is commonly used to represent the relationship of an output to inputs.

It was predictable by Knut Wicksell () and tested against statistical evidence by Charles Cobb and Paul Douglas in the years of The production function is shown as below.

The Introduction of the Cobb Douglas Regression and its Adoption by Agricultural Economists Jeff E. Biddle Dept. of Economics what it could reveal about the parameters of the firm-specific production functions of a while Douglas was distilling it into book form that the first Cobb-Douglas regression was 1 This section and the next are.

The production function. q = K a L b. where 0 ≤ a, b ≤ 1 is called a Cobb-Douglas production function. This function is widely used in economic research. Using the function, show the following: a.

The production function in Equation is a special case of the Cobb-Douglas. If a + b = 1, a doubling of K and L will double q. The paper argues that Cobb-Douglas (CD) production function merits use for analysing the production process, not because it should be looked upon as a simple tool which can be handled easily or as.

The Cobb-Douglas production function i s often used to anal yse t he supply-side perf or- mance and measurement of a c ountry’s productive potential. This functional form, how. An attractive feature of the Cobb-Douglas PF from the point of view of estimation is that it is linear in logarithms: y = L l + K k +.

() where y is the logarithm of output, l is the logarithm of labor, k is the logarithm of physical capital, and. is the logarithm of the residual term U. The simplicity of the Cobb-Douglas PF comes also with File Size: KB. The time series data given in Table on output, labour and capital for the Indian manufacturing sector are considered to estimate the linear and Cobb-Douglas production functions.

The regression results of the linear production function [Table ] show that the regression coefficient of. The Cobb–Douglas (C-D) production function, a particular functional form of the production function, is used widely to represent the technological relationship between the amounts of two or more inputs, physical capital and labor, and the amount of output that can be produced by those inputs.

least squares with fixed and random coefficients. The stochastic term in Cobb-Douglas type models is either specified to be additive or multiplicative (Stephen M.

Goldfeld and Richard E. Quandt [47]). They developed a model in which a Cobb-Douglas type function is coupled with simultaneous multiplicative and additive errors.where, have been defined previously, represents the natural resources of the nation, and is the technical progress; see, e.g.A computer programming solution tool for statistical and production functions can be found in.

The Cobb–Douglas function, regarded as a utility function, and preference functions with applications in micro-economics are given in. Abstract. Perhaps the most common form of production function in economics, the Cobb–Douglas function has a range of attractive properties.

The input demand and supply of output functions have the property of continuous differentiability everywhere on their respective domains; and the form has a function coefficient that is identical to its degree of homogeneity, calculated by .