Perspectives on Technology
By (author) Nathan Rosenberg
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Perspectives on Technology by Nathan Rosenberg
Book DescriptionPerspectives on Technology consists of papers written by Nathan Rosenberg over a ten-year period, from the early 1960s to the early 1970s. Their origin was in Professor Rosenberg's interest in long-term economic growth processes and, especially, in the behaviour of industrializing societies. The form and direction which this book has taken reflect two basic influences: (1) a growing awareness of the centrality of technological phenomena in generating economic growth, and (2) a growing sense that, in spite of the basic and genuine insights into technological phenomena provided by the neo-classical economics, a deeper and richer understanding of the phenomena can only be achieved by a willingness to step outside the limited intellectual boundaries of this mode of reasoning.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521290111
(229mm x 152mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 30-Jul-1976
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Nathan Rosenberg
Handbook of the Economics of Innovation, Hardback (May 2010)
Economists examine the genesis of technological change and the ways we commercialize and diffuse it. This title includes articles that consider the best ways to establish optimal incentives in technological progress. It examines science and innovation at the intersections of the marketplace, policy, and social welfare.
Schumpeter and the Endogeneity of Technology, Paperback (April 2006)
Schumpeter's work developed the notion of the endogeneity of technology, and offered illuminating historical analyses of how and why some social systems have managed to generate innovation. This work explores Schumpeter's central ideas, and examines the ways in which the concept of endogeneity can illuminate American economic history.
Chemicals and Long-term Economic Growth, Paperback (September 2000)
The chemical processing industry is the largest manufacturing industry in the United States and Europe. This book focuses on lessons learned from the development of this industry and how to apply them to promote long-term economic growth.
Paths of Innovation, Paperback (October 1999)» View all books by Nathan Rosenberg
This highly accessible treatment examines the sources, structure, and economic effects of technological innovation in the twentieth-century US economy.
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