The economics of hope : essays on technical change, economic growth and the environment (Book, 1992) [WorldCat.org]
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The economics of hope : essays on technical change, economic growth and the environment

Author: Christopher Freeman
Publisher: London u.a. : Pinter, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publView all editions and formats
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The essays collected here (some previously unpublished) reflect Freeman's positive views of the potential of mankind to use its resources constructively. Grounded in empirical research, they address  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Freeman
ISBN: 1855670836 9781855670839
OCLC Number: 243735719
Description: 249 Seiten : Diagramme
Contents: Part 1 Policies for allocation of resources to scientific and technical activities: Bernal and the "social function of science"; science and economy at the national level; design and British economic performance. Part 2 The theory of innovation and evolutionary economics: the nature of innovation and the evolution of the production system; networks of innovators - a synthesis of research issues; innovation, changes of techno-economic paradigms and biological analogies in economics. Part 3 Values, economic growth and environment: the luxury of despair - a reply to Robert Heilbroner's "Human Prospect"; Prometheus unbound; the human use of human beings; a Green techno-economic paradigm for the world economy; technology, progress and the quality of life. Epilogue: Requirements for science and technology policy in the 1990s (with G. Oldham).
Responsibility: Christopher Freeman.

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