Homogeneity and Supply

Posted: 17 Jun 2008

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Jeffrey T. LaFrance

University of California, Berkeley

Rulon D. Pope

Brigham Young University - Department of Economics

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Date Written: 2007-11


Supply functions in the ubiquitous Gorman class are examined for their homogeneity properties. Homogeneity places surprisingly strong restrictions on functional forms. These forms facilitate testing of aggregability given homogeneity or homogeneity given aggregability or testing both.

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LaFrance, Jeffrey T. and Pope, Rulon Dean, Homogeneity and Supply (2007-11). American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 90, Issue 3, pp. 606-612, August 2008, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1146674 or http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8276.2007.01130.x

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