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Representations and Identities for homogeneous Technologies

Miguel Espinosa Farfan (), Jean Bonaldi () and Hernán Vallejo

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Abstract: Using up to nine different ways to represent a homogeneous technology, this paper proves explicit one to one identities between most of those different representations of a technology, outlining the homogeneity properties of each representation. These identities, which allow to shift from one representation of a technology to another -and which are summarized in a matrix of identities - can be useful since they provide a tool to obtain explicit functional forms forhomogeneous technologies. They can also be useful to simplify computational procedures when different representations of a technology are needed. Finally, the document also refers explicitly to some aspects of producer theory that are often neglected or treated in a marginal way in the literature, such as the inverse supply, the non conditional cost and the inverse input demandfunctions.

Keywords: Identities; homogeneous production functions and firm theory (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: D20 D21 D24 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 28
Date: 2008-06-09
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