European Journal of Economics and Economic Policies: Intervention

Interview with John McCombie

‘I think there's absolutely no way out for them: an aggregate production function does not make any sense at all!’

Eckhard Hein and Marc Lavoie

Author Notes

John McCombie is Professor of Regional and Applied Economics in the Department of Land Economy at the University of Cambridge, UK. He is the Director of the Cambridge Centre for Economic and Public Policy (CCEPP), and a Fellow in Economics at Downing College, Cambridge. He obtained an MA in geography at McMaster University, Canada, and an MA and PhD in economics at the University of Cambridge. He is a Fellow of the Regional Studies Association and a Member of the Academy of Social Sciences. With Jesus Felipe, he has recently published a book, The Aggregate Production Function and the Measurement of Technical Change: ‘Not Even Wrong’ (Edward Elgar, 2013), which is the culmination of many years of joint research on the topic.

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