Assignment 5 - g(A canada ) = 1% = 0.01 A = y/(k a h (1-a)...

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Productivity Difference Between Pakistan and Canada Country Output per capita, y Physical capital per worker, k Human Capital per worker, h Pakistan 2146 303200000 1.77 Canada 28880.81055 139069.9 3.410109997 Ratio (Pak/Can) 0.0743 2180.20 0.5190 The growth rate of technology is equivalent to the growth rate of productivity which is
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Unformatted text preview: g(A canada ) = 1% = 0.01 A = y/(k a h (1-a) ) Assume a to be 1/3, therefore: A canada = 246.0477 A pakistan = 2146/(30320000 1/3 * 1.77 2/3 ) = 2146/(671.80*1.463) = 2.183 Productivity Difference: A pakistan/ A canada = 0.008...
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2011 for the course ECON 307 taught by Professor Jackson during the Winter '11 term at Wilfred Laurier University .

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