Technology and the wealth of nations : the dynamics of constructed advantage (Book, 1993) [WorldCat.org]
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Technology and the wealth of nations : the dynamics of constructed advantage

Author: Dominique Foray; Christopher Freeman
Publisher: London ; New York : Pinter ; New York, NY, USA : Distributed exclusively in the U.S. and Canada by St. Martin's Press, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Distills the vast quantity of information on technical change and industrial innovation down to a few analytical principles that should enable the reader to understand the factors of technological  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Technology and the wealth of nations.
London ; New York : Pinter ; New York, NY, USA : Distributed exclusively in the U.S. and Canada by St. Martin's Press, 1993
(OCoLC)652014961
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dominique Foray; Christopher Freeman
ISBN: 1855670828 9781855670822
OCLC Number: 26308472
Description: x, 406 : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword / Robert Chabbal and Jean Guinet --
General Introduction / D. Foray --
I. The Sources of Localized Learning and the Science-Technology Interface --
Introduction / C. Freeman --
1. What do firms learn from basic research? / K. Pavitt --
2. The dynamics of competition in a science-based technology: the case of biotechnology / L. Orsenigo --
3. Technological learning, economic networks and innovation appropriability / P. Cohendet, J.-A. Heraud and E. Zuscovitch --
4. Technological systems and economic performance: the diffusion of factory automation in Sweden / B. Carlsson and S. Jacobson --
II. The Models Revolution: Cumulative Learning, Irreversibility and Diversity of Trajectories --
Introduction / R. Boyer --
5. The micro foundations of competitiveness and their macroeconomic implications / F. Chiaromonte and G. Dosi --
6. Towards a theory of the creation of technology as an out-of-equilibrium process / J.L. Gaffard --
7. A model of growth through creative destruction / P. Aghion and P. Howitt --
8. National effects of learning, international specialization and growth paths / B. Amable --
III. Networking and Convergence --
Introduction / D. Foray --
9. The dynamics of technological interrelatedness: the case of information and communication technologies / C. Antonelli --
10. Path-dependence and predictability in dynamic systems with local network externalities: a paradigm for historical economics / P.A. David --
11. Variety and irreversibility in networks of technique conception and adoption / M. Callon --
IV. Institutional and Technological Change: The Importance of Diversity --
Introduction / A. Sorge --
12. User --
producer relationships, national systems of innovation and internationalization / B.A. Lundvall --
13. Variation among nations in the logic of manufacturing sectors and international competitiveness / R. Hollingsworth --
14. The revival of prosperity in industrial economies: technological trajectories, organizational structure, competivity / M.J. Piore --
15. Studied trust: building new forms of cooperation in a volatile economy / C.F. Sabel --
16. Work organization, technical progress and culture / S. Watanabe --
17. Skill flexibility, labour market structure, training systems and competitiveness / D. Marsden --
Conclusions / C. Freeman and L. Soete.
Responsibility: edited by Dominique Foray and Christopher Freeman.

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