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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For Malthus , natural and man - made disasters — famine , disease , war — were
the necessary winnows of a biosphere ... restraint in reproduction might solve the
problem , but given the force of human nature and the prevailing contraceptive ...
The long - standing controversy among economic historians over the nature and
essentiality of the entrepreneur ' s role has most recently been renewed and
refreshed by Landes ' ( 1986 ) critique of Marglin ( 1974 ) and Temin ' s ( 1987 ) ...
He was expected to demonstrate a dainty , natural , seemingly innate “ air , ” “
grace , ” and “ balance , ” but underlying these ... Nature was regarded as
something that can be brought to bear only in the human determination to create
— in ...
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