Technological Change and Economic Performance / Edition 1

Technological Change and Economic Performance / Edition 1

by Albert N. Link, Donald Siegel
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415271398

ISBN-13: 9780415271394

Pub. Date: 04/18/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This useful new book reviews the literature on technology and economic growth covering historical and theoretical developments such as:
*new models for measuring productivity
*sources of technical knowledge and technological spillovers
*stock market reactions to investment in technology Such a comprehensive survey is likely to be welcomed by students

Overview

This useful new book reviews the literature on technology and economic growth covering historical and theoretical developments such as:
*new models for measuring productivity
*sources of technical knowledge and technological spillovers
*stock market reactions to investment in technology Such a comprehensive survey is likely to be welcomed by students and academics involved in business economics, strategy and technology, as well as being extremely useful for public sector employees concerned with science and technology policy and planning, and private sector employees in research and development.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415271394
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/18/2003
Series:
Routledge Studies in Global Competition Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.70(d)
Lexile:
1510L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Some Preliminary Concepts
3. Early Theoretical and Empirical Studies of Economic Growth
4. The Production Function Concept of Technological Change
5. Alternative Frameworks for Measuring Technical Progress and Productivity
6. Trends in Productivity Growth
7. The Productivity Slowdown
8. Sources of Technical Knowledge
9. The Technology - Productivity Growth Relationship
10. Effects of Information Technology on Workers and Economic Performance
11. Research Partnerships and Economic Performance
12. Conclusions

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