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Technical change in mid-nineteenth century British cotton textile sector: a note

Cormac Ó Gráda ()

No 198309, Working Papers from School of Economics, University College Dublin

Abstract: This note reports the results of estimating a four-input translog production function for the mid-nineteenth century British cotton industry. It establishes the direction of technical change, and produces new estimates of the factor demand substitution elasticities.

Keywords: Cotton manufacture--Great Britain--History; Production functions (Economic theory); Cotton manufacture--Technological innovations (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 1983-04
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