Time-To-Build: Interrelated Investment and Labour Demand by Marga Peeters

By Marga Peeters

As huge actual capital inventory initiatives want lengthy classes to be equipped, a time-to-build specification is integrated in issue call for versions. Time-to-build and adjustment expenses dynamics are pointed out because by way of the 1st relocating regular dynamics, while via the latter autoregressive dynamics are prompted. Empirical proof for time-to-build is got from facts from the Dutch development and by means of the estimation consequence from the producing of six OECD countries.

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III. 1). Hence, the time-to-build is more than two years. A comparison of the different distributions shows that the investments schedule is always skewed to the left; most investments occur in projects that were just started or were begun one quarter earlier. 1 below) and along with this, the distribution's weights around the mode. III). With these data they fmd that the Pascal distribution is best suited to estimating the investment distribution during gestation. Later, Merkies and Steyn (1994) pay attention to the contractionary and expansionary effect of the time-to-build period during recession and recovery periods, respectively.

SCI' and 'SC2' are the lag orders according the Schwarz criterium for the univariate and the trivariate analyses respectively. DW is the Durbin-Watson statistic for the trivariate analyses with a first lag. l furthermore contains statistics per country of univariate autoregressions for each production factor and vector autoregressions for the system of factors. For both the univariate and trivariate analyses, up to the fourth order, lags are taken into account. The adjusted R2's are shown in order to make a comparison of the models across columns possible.

1). Hence, the time-to-build is more than two years. A comparison of the different distributions shows that the investments schedule is always skewed to the left; most investments occur in projects that were just started or were begun one quarter earlier. 1 below) and along with this, the distribution's weights around the mode. III). With these data they fmd that the Pascal distribution is best suited to estimating the investment distribution during gestation. Later, Merkies and Steyn (1994) pay attention to the contractionary and expansionary effect of the time-to-build period during recession and recovery periods, respectively.

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