Elasticity of substitution and productivity, capital and skill intensity differences across firms

A. Dupuy*, A. de Grip

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This paper, instrumented with six theorems, shows that differences between firms in labor productivity, capital intensity and relative demand for skilled labor can be explained by differences in the substitution parameters between capital, skilled and unskilled labor in the presence of skill biased technical change.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)340-347
Number of pages8
JournalEconomics Letters
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2006

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