Engineering Production Functions and Technical Progress

  • Sören Wibe


In two trailblazing articles (1949, 1953) Hollis B. Chenery introduced the concept of ‘engineering production functions’. The articles presented an attempt to construct empirical production function ‘from engineering calculations rather, than from statistical examination of plant observations’ (1953, p. 297).


Production Function Blast Furnace Technological Progress Technical Progress Uniform Price 
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  • Sören Wibe
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  1. 1.University of UmeåSweden

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