A Note on Leontief Technology and Input Substitution
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Journal of Regional Science
If Leontief systems are considered to be descriptions of optimizing behavior and if their technical coefficients are derived from accounting data, then the constancy of the input-output coefficients is equivalent to assuming a generalized Cobb-Douglas production function and profit maximization.
El-Hodiri, Mohamed A. and Nourzad, Farrokh, "A Note on Leontief Technology and Input Substitution" (1988). Economics Faculty Research and Publications. 173.