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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It is simpler because the fact that the urban environment is a more favorable
milieu for the diffusion of technological innovations than the rural environment
requires no demonstration ; it is difficult to see how it could be otherwise . It is
The growingup model in its simple form does not seem to explain the facts very
well . ... Some writers have in fact found abundant cheap labor ” in Britain , which
was a “ crucial factor in maintaining the impetus of the Industrial Revolution ...
Second , the historical report cannot be purely economic but must inevitably
reflect also “ institutional ” facts that are not ... I believe , the fact that most of the
fundamental errors currently committed in economic analysis are due to the lack
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