Favorites of Fortune: Technology, Growth, and Economic Development Since the Industrial Revolution
Patrice L. R. Higonnet, David S. Landes, Henry Rosovsky, Coolidge Professor of History and Professor of Economics Emeritus David S Landes
Harvard University Press, 1991 - Počet stran: 558
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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2 . Northern towns 1838 – 1840 36 . 38 Laborers in the building trades , average
summer weekly wages , weighted average of Coventry , Huddersfield ,
Newcastle , Macclesfield , and Manchester . Also assumes 44 . 2 weeks worked
per year .
The speed of economic growth , the rate of growth of exports , and the rates of
transformation of the structures of production , exports , and consumption were
four to five times more rapid in the average developing country than in the
The next phase of the transition of the average country has entailed shifts in the
composition of consumption from food to nonfood , which have generated
increases in demand for manufactured consumer goods . Technology has been ...
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