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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technology, growth, and economic development since the Industrial Revolution
Patrice L. R. Higonnet, David S. Landes Henry Rosovsky. 12 • • • Entrepreneurs
and Managers Peter Temin Any economy is composed of individuals. But while
The man who performed this collection of activities can be termed a manager. It
clearly required skill to perform these activities well even for a small firm like
Stubs's. More skill is needed to run larger operations. But even a small factory
Managers, in short, were the workers' bosses, but entrepreneurs were the
managers' bosses. Hierarchy is a fact of life, or at least of economic production.
Control of productive hierarchies in the first instance went to entrepreneurs who
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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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