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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tion of work in the textile mills, while they may not all have been directly linked to
work in this sector, were still like Arkwright, whose career was far removed from
scientific life. Arkwright was a barber who "received but a very indifferent ...
tion of that line. The other was when marketing and distribution of a product
required an investment in specialized skills and facilities that could be used only
to market and distribute that one product. They had little incentive to make such ...
tion and, 181, 188, 195, 373; standard of living and, 181, 189-191, 195; labor
migration and, 184; minimal, 185, 368; productivity and, 185, 186, 189, 195;
efficiency, 186; piece rate, 191, 342, 527; and price ratios, 194; immigration and,
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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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