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Progreso técnico incorporado, adopción y mantenimineto

Cuadernos económicos de ICE, ISSN 0210-2633, Nº 72, 2006 (Ejemplar dedicado a: Decisiones de inversión y adopción de nuevas tecnologías), pags. 229-254 01/2006;
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ABSTRACT En este artículo se analizan las propiedades de un modelo de crecimiento óptimo en el que el factor trabajo puede ser asignado a la producción de un bien final, a la adopción de nuevas tecnologías o al mantenimiento del capital. El proceso de adopción sigue una ley de evolución similar a la propuesta por Nelson y Phelps (1966). Entre otros resultados obtenemos que ante un avance en la frontera tecnológica se debería retrasar el proceso de adopción, dando lugar a una fase no intensiva de adopción. Además, durante dicha fase el mantenimiento actúa como un sustituto transitorio a la adopción.

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