Application of Projection Method in a Model of Endogenous Growth

Kejak, Michal (April 1995) Application of Projection Method in a Model of Endogenous Growth. Former Series > Working Paper Series > IHS Economics Series 7


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Abstract: The main goal of the paper is to show the application of the projection method as a tool for the analysis of transitional dynamics of endogenous growth models, the analysis which is very often omitted in common literature on the topic. Theapplication of the method is demonstrated on an endogenous growth model with human capital accumulation and government sector. We analyze the long-run (steady states) and the short-run effects (transitional dynamics) of different fiscal policies. The transitional dynamics of the competitive equilibrium and the social optimum economies are compared. It is shown that when the economy starts with relatively abundant physical capital it is optimal to decrease its level very rapidly even at the costof a big decline of consumption for a period of time. The introduction of education subsidies can bring the economy closer to the optimum and, therefore, improve the welfare of the society.;

Item Type: IHS Series
Classification Codes (e.g. JEL): C6, O11, I28
Date Deposited: 26 Sep 2014 10:36
Last Modified: 26 Sep 2019 16:23

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