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Author (up) Nelson, R.R. isbn  openurl
  Title Technology, Institutions, and Economic Growth Type Book
  Year 2005 Publication Cambridge and London: Harvard University Press Abbreviated Journal  
  Volume Issue Pages 306  
  Corporate Author Thesis  
  Keywords Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General (O400); Technological Change: Choices and Consequences, Diffusion Processes (O330); Human Capital, Skills, Occupational Choice, Labor Productivity (J240); Capitalist Systems: Political Economy (P160); Growth; Technology  
  Abstract Critiques prevailing growth theory; develops an evolutionary theory of economic growth within which prevailing institutions both strongly affect the rate and direction of change, and themselves evolve; considers the unevenness of economic progress; and highlights some issues for institutional reform. Discusses the agenda for growth theory; the Asian miracle and modern growth theory; recent evolutionary theorizing about economic change; the nature and evolution of human know-how; institutions as a factor shaping economic performance; the uneven evolution of human know-how; physical and social technologies and their evolution; the problem of market bias in modern capitalist economies; and how recent moves to make basic scientific research a 'market-oriented' activity threaten to erode the scientific commons. Nelson is George Blumenthal Professor of International and Public Affairs, Business, and Law, Emeritus, at Columbia University. Index.  
  Publisher Cambridge and London: Harvard University Press Place of Publication Editor  
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  ISSN ISBN 0674019164 Medium  
  Area Expedition Conference  
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  Call Number CU @ rrn2 @ Serial 30  
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