Nonnegative Square Matrices: Irreducibility, Reducibility, Primitivity and Some Economic Applications
Giorgio Giorgi ()
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Giorgio Giorgi: University of Pavia
No 175, DEM Working Papers Series from University of Pavia, Department of Economics and Management
We give an overview of the various characterizations of irreducibility, reducibility and primitivity for nonnegative square matrices. Some comments are made for the so-called "Gantmacher normal form" and for a turnpike theorem, due to Achmanov (1984). In addition, we discuss a proposal of Manara (1968) for the reducibility of a Sraffa model with joint production.
Keywords: Irreducible and reducible matrices; Gantmacher normal form; turnpike theorem; Sraffa joint production model. (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 34 pages
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