Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Alberto Chong , and Luisa Zanforlin
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 September 1999
Keywords: growth, epidemics, logistic, technology transfer, machinery and equipment, epidemic, correlation, statistics, equation
Evidence from historical and epidemiological literatures show that epidemics tend to spread in the population according to a logistic pattern. We conjecture that the impact of new technologies on output follows a p...