Production Economics: A Dual Approach to Theory and Applications
by Melvyn Fuss, Daniel L. McFadden
Publisher: North-Holland 1978
Chapters: Cost, Revenue, and Profit Functions; Symmetric Duality and Polar Production Functions; Applications of Profit Functions; General Linear Profit Function; Duality, Intermediate Inputs and Value-Added; Hick's Aggregation Theorem and the Existence of a Real Value Added Function; etc.
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