Technological uncertainty and the pure theory of allocation

an essay by N. F. Laing

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Other titlesUncertainty and allocation.
StatementN. F. Laing.
LC ClassificationsHC79.T4 L34
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Pagination151 p. :
Number of Pages151
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ISBN 100959589406
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This chapter discusses the basic propositions of the pure theory of international trade revised. When stock markets exist in situations of uncertainty, factor allocations are determined by real equity prices and factor endowments, not directly by commodity prices.

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(l). On the theory of the competitive firm under price uncertainty, American Economic Rev Turnovsky, S. Technological and price uncertainty in a Ricardian model of international trade, Review of Economic Studies Resource Allocation under Uncertainty The role of the competitive system in allocating uncertainty seems to have received little systematic attention.2 I will first sketch an ideal economy in which the allocation problem can be solved by competition and then indicate some of the devices in the real world which approxi-mate this solution.

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and T. Mitra () ‘Dynamic Optimization with Nonconvex Technology: The Case of a Linear Objective Function’, Review of Economic Studies, pp. –   In a conceptual article, Leiblein, Chen, and Posen () combine insights from multiple literatures—strategic factor market, feedback learning, and real option valuation—to propose a theory of resource allocation decision making under uncertainty.

Underpinning the model is the notion that competitive advantage from acquiring resources in. An allocation within the limits set by technology and biology. technological progress A change in technology that reduces the amount of resources (labour, machines, land, energy, time) required to produce a given amount of the output.

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