A Short Note on the Fallacy of Identification of Technological Progress in Models of Economic Growth


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Acikgoz S., Mert M.

SAGE OPEN, cilt.5, 2015 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

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This study emphasizes the necessity of the Harrod-neutral identification of technological progress for the models of economic growth, which use Cobb-Douglas production function and which are based on stability. Some of the important studies, which reviewed a balanced growth path or a steady state of the Solow model, assumed the nature of technological progress as Hicks-neutral rather than Harrod-neutral. In this work, we have reminded that Harrod-neutral is a better assumption for the nature of technological progress in such studies.