Homogeneity and Supply

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Jeffrey T. LaFrance

University of California, Berkeley

Rulon D. Pope

Brigham Young University

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Date Written: August 2008

Abstract

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.

Keywords: functional form, homogeneity, supply

Suggested Citation

LaFrance, Jeffrey T. and Pope, Rulon D., Homogeneity and Supply (August 2008). American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 90, Issue 3, pp. 606-612, 2008, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3584661 or http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8276.2007.01130.x

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Rulon D. Pope

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