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Specific capital and technological variety 1 edition

Specific capital and technological variety
Boyan Jovanovic

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Specific capital and technological variety
Boyan Jovanovic, Peter L. Rousseau.

Published 2008 by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English.

About the Book

"Growth of technological variety offers more scope for the division of labor. And when a division of labor requires some specific training, the technological specificity of human capital grows and, with it, probably the firm specificity of that capital. We build a simple model that captures this observation. The model implies that a rising specialization of human and physical capital raises the rents in the average match between a firm and its human and physical capital. We document that in the last 40 years the firm's share of those rents has also grown, and we use the model to explain why this shift may have taken place"--National Bureau of Economic Research web site.

Edition Notes

Title from PDF file as viewed on 7/9/2008.

Includes bibliographical references.

Also available in print.

System requirements: Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Mode of access: World Wide Web.

Series
NBER working paper series -- working paper 13998, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research : Online) -- working paper no. 13998.

Classifications

Library of Congress
HB1

The Physical Object

Format
Electronic resource

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL17087905M
LC Control Number
2008610838

History

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