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Capital and Knowledge : Dynamics of Economic Structures with Non-Constant Returns - Wei-Bin Zhang

Capital and Knowledge

Dynamics of Economic Structures with Non-Constant Returns

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This book constructs a general economic theory to analyze how different economic forces interact over time. It proposes some new combinations of various economic forces which may function at various stages of social and economic evolution. The theory includes the main economic ideas of Smith, Malthus, Ricardo, Marx, Mills, Walras, Marshall, Schumpeter and Keynes. It also includes, as special cases, the well-established mathematical models, such as the Arrow-Debreu general equilibrium model, the Tobin model, the Solow-Swan-Uzawa growth model, the Kaldor-Pasinetti two-class model, the Ricardian models by Morishima, Samuelson and Pasinetti, Keynesian theory, to explain certain economic phenomena which cannot be explained by traditional works.

Introductionp. 1
One-Sector Growth Models under Constant Returns to Scalep. 19
The One-Sector Growth Modelp. 20
Growth with Home Capitalp. 31
Time Distribution in the One-Sector Growth Modelp. 38
Conclusionsp. 44
Appendixp. 45
One-Sector Economies under Non-Constant Returns to Scalep. 55
The Growth Model with Public Goodsp. 57
Knowledge, Population, Environment and Economic Growthp. 64
An Economic Dynamics with Livestockp. 79
Economic Development with Human Capital and Openingp. 87
On Returns to Scalep. 102
Appendixp. 104
Knowledge, Growth and Economic Structuresp. 118
An Agricultural Economy with Land Ownership Distributionp. 121
A Two-Sector Ricardian Economyp. 130
The Ricardian System with Knowledge and Infrastructuresp. 140
A Structural Dynamics of Agriculture, Industry and Servicep. 151
Economic Structure with Multiple Capital Goodsp. 161
On Economic Structuresp. 165
Appendixp. 166
Knowledge, Growth and Wealth Distributionp. 182
Income Distribution with Human Capital, Diligence and Frugalityp. 184
Growth with Government's Redistribution Policyp. 194
Economic Structure with Multiple Groups and Job Amenitiesp. 205
A Two-Group Growth Model with Capital and Knowledgep. 218
On Economic Evolution with Multiple Groupsp. 224
Appendixp. 226
Education, Research and Growthp. 239
Education and Saving in the Growth Modelp. 241
The Research Model with Job Amenitiesp. 250
The Two-Group Model with Research and Job Amenitiesp. 264
Growth with Capital, Human Capital and Knowledgep. 272
Appendixp. 273
Unemployment in Disequilibrium Dynamicsp. 275
Growth and Unemployment in a Two-Group Economyp. 276
Unemployment with Endogenous Knowledgep. 288
Unemployment in a 'Welfare Economy'p. 299
Conclusionsp. 307
Appendixp. 308
Economic Development with Sexual Division of Laborp. 315
Sexual Division of Labor with Home Capital and Time Distributionp. 316
The Impact of Female Labor Participation on Knowledge Economiesp. 324
Sexual Division of Labor with Capital and Knowledgep. 332
Economic Growth with Sexual Discriminationp. 345
On Complex of Sexual Division of Labor and Consumptionp. 354
Appendixp. 356
Preference Change with Capital and Knowledgep. 364
Preference Change in the One-Sector Growth Modelp. 366
Dynamics of Capital, Knowledge and Preferencep. 372
Dynamic Economic Structure with Preference Changep. 377
Growth and Preference Change with Sexual Division of Laborp. 391
Concluding Remarksp. 400
Summaryp. 402
Bibliographyp. 407
Name Indexp. 419
Subject Indexp. 422
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ISBN: 9783540651345
ISBN-10: 3540651349
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 431
Published: 21st January 1999
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 1.77