Favorites of fortune: technology, growth, and economic development since the Industrial Revolution
A galaxy of distinguished international economists and historians pit economic history against the shaky assumptions of the classical economic theory of natural growth. Their explanations consider the factors of technology, entrepreneurialism, and paths to economic growth, but each reflects an ideological wave of explanation that has marked the last two hundred years.
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By 1893, the General Electric and the Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing
companies both were marketing some version of a polyphase alternating current
system, and both had entered the profitable business of manufacturing rotary ...
95), Westinghouse had begun installing isolated DC lighting plants earlier in
1886, and had practically completed his ... felt was more disturbing than the first
AC central station completed by Westinghouse Electric Company in November.
Villard. at the head of EGE. previously had sought a consolidation with the
Westinghouse Electric Company, but when priority was awarded to Edison's
carbon filament patent in 1891 , he felt his hand sufficiently strengthened to seek
to acquire ...
Co říkají ostatní - Napsat recenzi
On Technology and Growth
Paul A David The Hero and the Herd in Technological
Rudolf Braun The Docile Body as an Economic1ndustrial
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