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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porate the assumption that only one firm ( or country ) has minimized cost . In the
conventional approach to productivity measurement , both firms are assumed to
have minimized costs , so consistency requires the use of superlative index ...
About 35 percent of all female employees were working in firms that would not
retain them as a condition of both policy and discretion . Considerably more firms
had policies against hiring married women than against the retention of single ...
In the 1930s data the same original firm , however , would have a 15 . 4 percent
probability ... Thus the 1930s firms had a much greater chance of having the
marriage bar independent of their personnel practices and hours . Furthermore ,
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