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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Edison ' s actions can be construed as an economically rational , albeit cynical
response on the part of an inventor - entrepreneur whose long - term plan to be
the sole sponsor of a “ universal ' ' electrical supply system suddenly had gone ...
First , where a local electric supply system did constitute a natural monopoly and
there already existed an installed DC generating and distribution system , the
unamortized investment in DC plant was so large that it discouraged replacement
Discrimination against married women and older workers came rather cheaply to
firms in the period before World War II : the reduction in supply was small , and
the loss in training was mitigated by the limited kinds of positions women were ...
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