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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The extent of the marriage bar in office work can be inferred from information in
two comprehensive surveys conducted by the Women's Bureau (1931 Office
Worker Survey, Firm Records; 1940 Office Worker Survey, Firm Records; see
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 ...
Worker Survey, Firm Records, Provident Trust Company, Philadelphia). Some
firms actually reversed earlier bars, such as Philadelphia's Provident Mutual,
which had a bar in 1924 but found that "too many valuable [employees] were lost"
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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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