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Výber produkčnej funkcie pri odhade potenciálneho produktu
Production Function Choice by Potential Output Estimation

Author(s): Pavol Ochotnický
Subject(s): Economy
Published by: Ekonomický ústav SAV a Prognostický ústav SAV
Keywords: production function; substitution; potential product; production gap

Summary/Abstract: The paper surveys and compares the main substitution production function types as one of the key components used by the estimations of potential output or output gap. Based on the theoretical classification of the production functions, Fuss-McFadden-Mundlak opinion and some empirical tests of the production functions in the Slovak Republic, EU countries and USA, the paper: (a) com-pares the possibility of using different substitution production functions by the potential output or output gap measurement/estimation, (b) evaluates the advan-tages and disadvantages of using three different basic production function mod-els/groups. In addition, the paper encourages enhancement of the empirical re-search of production function use with the variable characteristics.

  • Issue Year: 56/2008
  • Issue No: 08
  • Page Range: 800-815
  • Page Count: 16
  • Language: Slovak