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dc.contributor.authorKoebel, Bertrand M.en_US
dc.contributor.authorFalk, Martinen_US
dc.coverage.temporal1978-1990en_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-02-16T14:50:54Z-
dc.date.available2009-02-16T14:50:54Z-
dc.date.issued1999en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/24293-
dc.description.abstractThis study deals with the determinants of factor demand in 27 industries of the manufacturing sector during the period 1978 to 1990. Using a quadratic cost function, six production factors are distinguished : capital, energy, three types of labour and intermediate materials. A parametric test of the concavity of the cost function in prices is provided and price elasticities are compared when curvature conditions are imposed or not. The result show, firstly, that in general estimates do not appear very sensitive to imposing theoretical restrictions implied by optimising behaviour. Secondly, demand for unskilled and medium skilled labour than any other pairs of inputs.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherZentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung (ZEW) Mannheim-
dc.relation.ispartofseriesZEW Discussion Papers 99-06en_US
dc.subject.jelJ21en_US
dc.subject.jelJ31en_US
dc.subject.jelE23en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordcurvature conditionsen_US
dc.subject.keywordelasticities of substitutionen_US
dc.subject.keywordskill structureen_US
dc.subject.stwFaktornachfrageen_US
dc.subject.stwFaktorsubstitutionen_US
dc.subject.stwKostenfunktionen_US
dc.subject.stwHumankapitalen_US
dc.subject.stwQualifikationen_US
dc.subject.stwKapitalen_US
dc.subject.stwEnergieen_US
dc.subject.stwVorprodukten_US
dc.subject.stwSubstitutionselastizitäten_US
dc.subject.stwIndustrieen_US
dc.subject.stwSchätzungen_US
dc.subject.stwDeutschlanden_US
dc.titleCurvature conditions and substitution pattern among capital, energy, materials and heterogeneous labouren_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn265416256en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-
dc.identifier.repecRePEc:zbw:zewdip:5221-
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