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Productivity Analysis And Functional Specification Of Pakistani Textile Industry , Jani Alam Abbasi Jan 1992

Productivity Analysis And Functional Specification Of Pakistani Textile Industry , Jani Alam Abbasi

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This study deals with the general functional characterization of the Pakistani Textile Industry. Previous studies assumed constant elasticity of substitution functional form, the best-fitted model for general manufacturing industries of Pakistan. There is only one study in which the textile industry is treated separately, but the functional form used is the same, and investigations are done at the provincial level with data pooling for other provinces;The important point in this study is that functional form is not restricted and allowed to be estimated freely by the collected data. We assume that the productivity growth of Pakistani Textiles can be ...