The Microeconomics of Technological Systems

The Microeconomics of Technological Systems

by Cristiano Antonelli
ISBN-10:
0199245533
ISBN-13:
9780199245536
Pub. Date:
07/28/2001
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA

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Overview

The Microeconomics of Technological Systems

Antonelli proposes a general, interpretative framework which identifies, qualifies, and specifies the context and processes which make it possible for increasing returns to apply in the localized production of technological knowledge and change.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199245536
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 07/28/2001
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Cristiano Antonelli is Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics and Director of the Graduate School of Communication Studies at the University of Torino. He is also Vice-President of the International Schumpeter Society and Managing Editor of the journal, "Economics of Innovation and New Technology".

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Irreversibility Innovation and Technological Complementarities
3. The Economics of Localized Technological Knowledge: Learning Recombination and Increasing Returns
4. Dynamic Efficiency Wages, Learning, and Innovation
5. Localized Technological Knowledge as a Collective Activity
6. The Economics of Technological Communication in Technological Districts
7. Collective Knowledge and the Dynamics of Technological Clusters: The Case of Communication Technologies
8. The Dynamics of Knowledge Internalization: The Case of the Fiat in the Technological District of Torino in the Mechanical Engineering Cluster
9. New Directions in the Corporate Production of Technological Knowledge
10. Conclusions

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