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The Resource Favorites of fortune : technology, growth, and economic development since the Industrial Revolution, edited by Patrice Higonnet, David S. Landes, Henry Rosovsky

Favorites of fortune : technology, growth, and economic development since the Industrial Revolution, edited by Patrice Higonnet, David S. Landes, Henry Rosovsky

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Favorites of fortune : technology, growth, and economic development since the Industrial Revolution
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Favorites of fortune
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technology, growth, and economic development since the Industrial Revolution
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edited by Patrice Higonnet, David S. Landes, Henry Rosovsky
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Favorites of fortune : technology, growth, and economic development since the Industrial Revolution, edited by Patrice Higonnet, David S. Landes, Henry Rosovsky
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Introduction : on technology and growth / David S. Landes -- The conquest of high mortality and hunger in Europe and America : timing and mechanisms / Robert W. Fogel -- The hero and the herd in technological history : reflections on Thomas Edison and the battle of the systems / Paul A. David -- The 'docile' body as an economic-industrial growth factor / Rudolf Braun -- The choice of technique : entrepreneurial decisions in the nineteenth-century European cotton and steel industries / Wolfram Fischer -- The city and technological innovation / Paul Bairoch -- Dear labor, cheap labor, and the industrial revolution / Joel Mokyr -- Entrepreneurship, total factor productivity, and economic efficiency : Landes, Solow, and Farrell thirty years later / Robert C. Allen -- The Huguenots and the English financial revolution / Francois Crouzet
  • What happened to the theory of economic development? / William Lazonick -- Public sector entrepreneurship / Jonathan Hughes -- Employment strategies and production structures in the Swiss watchmaking industry / Francois Jequier -- Entrepreneurs and managers / Peter Temin -- Did England's cities grow too fast during the Industrial Revolution? / Jeffrey G. Williamson -- Technology and the economic theorist : past, present, and future / W.W. Rostow -- Creating competitive capability : innovation and investment in the United States, Great Britain, and Germany from the 1870s to World War I / Alfred D. Chandler, Jr. -- Benefits and costs of late development / Anne O. Krueger -- Prometheus unbound and developing countries / Irma Adelman -- Marriage bars : discrimination against married women workers from the 1920s to the 1950s / Claudia Goldin
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viii, 558 p.
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9780674295209
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