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When should firms invest in old capital?

Boyan Jovanovic

When should firms invest in old capital?

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBoyan Jovanovic.
SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper 14000, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research : Online) -- working paper no. 14000.
ContributionsNational Bureau of Economic Research.
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LC ClassificationsHB1
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
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Open LibraryOL17087911M
LC Control Number2008610839


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When Should Firms Invest in Old Capital. Boyan Jovanovic. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in May NBER Program(s):Productivity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship, Technical Working Papers, Economic Fluctuations and Growth This paper studies optimal investment policies when the production function depends on capital of various vintages.

Downloadable. The present paper analyzes optimal investment policies when the production function depends on capital of various vintages. In such an environment it is natural to ask whether the firm will invest in old‐vintage capital at all.

Other studies do not tell us when investment in old capital will take place. In the present paper I derive such a by: 9. One of the strongest assets working teens have is the ability to open a Roth individual retirement account and invest up to $5, per year into it, if they've earned that much, Sprung says.

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