Education, Research and Other Unidentified Factors in Growth

  • Ingvar Svennilson
Part of the International Economic Association Series book series (IEA)


The assumption: ceteris paribus is, indeed, a necessary prerequisite for any theory that aims at explaining certain specific characteristics of an economic system. Without this assumption the theoretical tools cannot be sharpened. Without it, economics deteriorates to a descriptive or institutional science incapable of explaining economic development.


Technical Knowledge Marginal Return Main Innovation Unidentified Factor Real Capital 
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© International Economic Association 1965

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ingvar Svennilson
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  1. 1.StockholmSweden

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