1. Economic Growth : A Unified Approach [2016]
- Book
- 1 online resource (450 pages) : digital, PDF file(s).
- Foreword Robert M. Solow-- Preface-- Introduction-- Part I. Positive Growth Theory: 1. The welfare of society and economic growth-- 2. The growth process: an intuitive approach-- 3. A production function of central importance-- 4. Poverty traps-- 5. The CES production function as a general mean in collaboration with Robert M. Solow-- 6. Why has the elasticity of substitution most often been observed as smaller than 1? And why is it of importance?-- 7. Capital-labour substitution and economic growth in collaboration with Robert M. Solow-- 8. The long-term growth rate as a random variable, with an application to the US economy-- Part II. Optimal Growth Theory: 9. Optimal growth theory: an introduction to the calculus of variations-- 10. Deriving the central equations of the calculus of variations at a single stroke of the pen-- 11. Other major tools for optimal growth theory: the Pontryagin maximum principle and the Dorfmanian-- 12. First applications to optimal growth-- 13. Optimal growth and the optimal savings rate-- Part III. A Unified Approach: 14. Preliminaries: interest rates and capital valuation-- 15. From arbitrage to equilibrium-- 16. Why is traditional optimal growth theory mute? Restoring its rightful voice-- 17. Problems in growth: common traits between planned economies and poor countries-- 18. From Ibn Khaldun to Adam Smith, and a proof of Smith's conjecture-- 19. Capital and economic growth in the coming centuries-- In conclusion: on the convergence of ideas and values through civilizations-- Further reading, data on growth and references-- Index.
- (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781107115231 20170220
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781107115231 20170220
- Foreword Robert M. Solow-- Preface-- Introduction-- Part I. Positive Growth Theory: 1. The welfare of society and economic growth-- 2. The growth process: an intuitive approach-- 3. A production function of central importance-- 4. Poverty traps-- 5. The CES production function as a general mean in collaboration with Robert M. Solow-- 6. Why has the elasticity of substitution most often been observed as smaller than 1? And why is it of importance?-- 7. Capital-labour substitution and economic growth in collaboration with Robert M. Solow-- 8. The long-term growth rate as a random variable, with an application to the US economy-- Part II. Optimal Growth Theory: 9. Optimal growth theory: an introduction to the calculus of variations-- 10. Deriving the central equations of the calculus of variations at a single stroke of the pen-- 11. Other major tools for optimal growth theory: the Pontryagin maximum principle and the Dorfmanian-- 12. First applications to optimal growth-- 13. Optimal growth and the optimal savings rate-- Part III. A Unified Approach: 14. Preliminaries: interest rates and capital valuation-- 15. From arbitrage to equilibrium-- 16. Why is traditional optimal growth theory mute? Restoring its rightful voice-- 17. Problems in growth: common traits between planned economies and poor countries-- 18. From Ibn Khaldun to Adam Smith, and a proof of Smith's conjecture-- 19. Capital and economic growth in the coming centuries-- In conclusion: on the convergence of ideas and values through civilizations-- Further reading, data on growth and references-- Index.
- (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781107115231 20170220
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781107115231 20170220
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MS&E-244-01
- Course
- MS&E-244-01 -- Economic Growth and Development
- Instructor(s)
- de la Chevardiere de La Grand, Olivier