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Modern evolutionary economics : an overview

Author: Richard R Nelson
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Evolutionary economics sees the economy as always in motion with change being driven largely by continuing innovation. This approach to economics, heavily influenced by the work of Joseph Schumpeter, saw a revival as an alternative way of thinking about economic advancement as a result of Richard Nelson and Sidney Winter's seminal book, An Evolutionary Theory of Economic Change, first published in 1982. In this  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard R Nelson
ISBN: 9781108661928 1108661920
OCLC Number: 1097098078
Notes: Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 24 Apr 2018).
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 272 pages)
Contents: 1. Economics from an Evolutionary Perspective / Richard R. Nelson --
2. Technological Advance as an Evolutionary Process / Richard R. Nelson --
Appendix to Chapter 2: Formal Modeling of Problem Solving and Knowledge Accumulation / Giovanni Dosi --
3. The Behavior and Capabilities of Firms / Constance E. Helfat --
4. Schumpeterian Competition and Industrial Dynamics / Richard R. Nelson --
Appendix to Chapter 4: History-Friendly Modeling / Sidney G. Winter --
5. Evolutionary Perspectives on Long Run Economic Development / Richard R. Nelson --
Appendix to Chapter 5: The Pyka-Saviotti Growth Model / Pier Paolo Saviotti --
6. Economic Catch-up by Latecomers as an Evolutionary Process / Franco Malerba --
7. The Evolution of Evolutionary Economics / Richard R. Nelson.
Responsibility: Richard Nelson [and eight others].

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