Access

You are not currently logged in.

Access your personal account or get JSTOR access through your library or other institution:

login

Log in to your personal account or through your institution.

The Meaning of the Fitted Cobb-Douglas Function

E. H. Phelps Brown
The Quarterly Journal of Economics
Vol. 71, No. 4 (Nov., 1957), pp. 546-560
Published by: Oxford University Press
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1885710
Page Count: 15
  • Download ($42.00)
  • Subscribe ($19.50)
  • Cite this Item
The Meaning of the Fitted Cobb-Douglas Function
Preview not available

Abstract

I. The claim to consideration, 546; four striking features of the findings, 547.--II. The fit to time series, 548; results depend on historical rates of growth, 550.--III. The fit to cross sections, 552; the effect of predominantly equal proportionate changes in labor-force, capital, and net value product between one industry and another, 553; a systematic relation between interindustry differences in net value product and those in the proportionate combination of factors, 555; its possible explanation, 556.--IV. Conclusion, 558.

Page Thumbnails

  • Thumbnail: Page 
546
    546
  • Thumbnail: Page 
547
    547
  • Thumbnail: Page 
548
    548
  • Thumbnail: Page 
549
    549
  • Thumbnail: Page 
550
    550
  • Thumbnail: Page 
551
    551
  • Thumbnail: Page 
552
    552
  • Thumbnail: Page 
553
    553
  • Thumbnail: Page 
554
    554
  • Thumbnail: Page 
555
    555
  • Thumbnail: Page 
556
    556
  • Thumbnail: Page 
557
    557
  • Thumbnail: Page 
558
    558
  • Thumbnail: Page 
559
    559
  • Thumbnail: Page 
560
    560