Introduction

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Part of the Innovation, Technology, and Knowledge Management book series (ITKM, volume 8)

Abstract

The purpose of the study is to test the theory of total factor productivity (TFP). This theory was first proposed by Solow (1957) and later supported by most economists (Cuneo & Mairesse, 1983; Griliches, 1998; Hall & Mairesse, 1995; Mairesse & Sassenou, 1991; Mansfield, 1980; Mansfield, Rapport, Wagner, & Beardsley, 1977; Mohnen, 1992).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of MarylandFairfaxUSA
  2. 2.AdelphiUSA

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