Technical change and total factor productivity growth: the case of Chinese provinces

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Heshmati, Almas; Kumbhakar, Subal C.;
  • Publisher: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Bonn
  • Subject: technology indicator | Technologie | C33 | C43 | Technischer Fortschritt | D24 | technical change, total factor productivity growth, technology indicator, technology shifter, Chinese provinces | Technical change | Zeitreihenanalyse | technology shifter | O47 | Produktivität | China | Regionales Wachstum | Chinese provinces | O18 | total factor productivity growth | Schätzung
    • jel: jel:C33 | jel:C43 | jel:D24 | jel:O47 | jel:O18
      ddc: ddc:330

In the literature technical change is mostly assumed to be exogenous and specified as a function of time. However, some exogenous external factors other than time can also affect technical change. In this paper we model technical change via time trend (purely external n... View more
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