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dec152010

Borde Solow-modellen kallas Swan-modellen?

Solows tillväxtmodell känner alla som läst nationalekonomi till. Av ett NBER-working paper lärde jag mig nyss att det var nära att modellen tillskrevs en helt annan forskare: Trevor Swan.

Ur abstract:

Trevor Swan independently developed the neoclassical growth model. Swan (1956) was published ten months later than Solow (1956), but included a more complete analysis of technical progress, which Solow treated separately in Solow (1957) ... Swan's reluctance to publish was consistent with his perhaps counterproductive modesty and perfectionism

Sist i pappret finns ett brev från Solow till Swan inskannat:

Lite input till alla självkritiska forskare här och här...

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Solow–Swan model kallades den i min makrokurs. En bra kompromiss tycker jag.
ja, mycket bra!
15 dec | Unregistered Commenterbergh
Larde mig den ocksa som Solow-Swan modellen. Minns inte riktigt vilken larobok dock. Kanske Romer eller Barro & Sala-i-martin.
16 dec | Unregistered Commenterpontus
Det ar forresten lite trevligt att lasa ett sadant sympatiskt brev. Nu fortiden hade man fatt nagot i stil med "it's trivial, it's wrong, and I already did it 1972". Om man ens hade fatt ett svar ...
16 dec | Unregistered Commenterpontus

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