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Description - The Lever of Riches by Joel Mokyr

Why are some nations more technically creative than others and why do some highly innovative societies eventually stagnate? In this provocative study of the value and meaning of technological advance, Joel Mokyr considers how past physical and social conditions have influenced the development and reception of new ideas, and shows how these trends can guide future industrial strategies at a time when more countries than ever before are competing for the rewards of technical ingenuity.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780195074772
ISBN-10: 0195074777
Format: Paperback
(204mm x 135mm x 18mm)
Pages: 368
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 9-Apr-1992
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Joel Mokyr

Joel Mokyr is Professor of Economics and History at Northwestern University, and is the author of Why Ireland Starved, The Economics of the Industrial Revolution, and other books in economic history.

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