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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known . Workers on an insufficient diet do not necessarily get sick or die ; they
simply slow down their entire metabolism , to the detriment of their productivity (
The increasing fixed costs led employers to try to hold down wages , while the
concentration of their workers in the large establishments they had just built at
great expense facilitated the activities of trade unions , whose previously
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wanted to avoid the problem of firing workers whose productivity declined . As in
the case of office workers , the policy was pursued more vigorously when the ...
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