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Perspectives on Technology

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ISBN-10: 0521290112

ISBN-13: 9780521290111

Edition: 1976

Authors: Nathan Rosenberg

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Perspectives on Technology consists of papers written by Nathan Rosenberg over a ten-year period, from the early 1960s to the early 1970s.
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Book details

List price: $50.99
Copyright year: 1976
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 7/30/1976
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 364
Size: 5.98" wide x 9.02" long x 0.83" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Some origins of American technology
Technological change in the machine tool industry, 1840-1910
America's rise to woodworking leadership
Anglo-American wage differences in the 1820's
The generation of new technologies
Problems in the economist's conceptualization of technological innovation
Neglected dimensions in the analysis of economic change
The direction of technological change: inducement mechanisms and focusing devices
Karl Marx on the economic role of science
Diffusion and adaptation of technology
Capital goods, technology, and economic growth
Economic development and the transfer of technology: some historical perspectives
Selection and adaptation in the transfer of technology: steam and iron in America 1800-1870
Factors affecting the diffusion of technology
Natural resources, environment and the growth of knowledge
Technology and the environment: an economic exploration
Technological innovation and natural resources: the niggardliness of nature reconsidered
Innovative responses to materials shortages
Science, invention, and economic growth