Problems in the theory of optimal accumulation a collection from "The Review of Economic Studies", January 1967.

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Problems in the theory of optimal accumulation: a collection from The Review of Economic Studies, January In our book we deal exclusively with discrete optimal control prob-lems.

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What are the discrete optimal control problems, we learn in. The works by Jameson on Optimal Design in aeronautics and the mathematical counterpart that can be found in the books by Piron-neau and Glowinski, for instance, is a good example of this.

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OPTIMAL CAPITAL ACCUMULATION Finite planning horizon The social planner™s problem with a –nite planning horizon, T;is Problems in the theory of optimal accumulation book select from the set of technically feasible paths the best one according to a criterion function and possibly a speci–c terminal constraint, see below.

If. Chapter i. The important case of linear time-optimal controls is treated quite substantially in the next chapter. After a chapter on miscellaneous problems (including processes with parameters, processes with a delay, and a pursuit problem) there are three chapters on. An immediate, intuitive derivation of the optimal rule of capital accumulation It is easy to figure out that investing today in capital goods must be exactly compensated by rewards in the future.

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References on Economic Growth Charles I. Jones Sheshinski, Eytan, “Optimal Accumulation with Learning by Doing,” in Karl Shell, ed., Essays on the Theory of Economic Growth, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, Romer, Paul M., “Capital Accumulation in the Theory of Long Run Growth,” in Robert J.

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