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Epilogue

Joel Mokyr

in The Lever of Riches: Technological Creativity and Economic Progress

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195074772
eISBN:
9780199854981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195074772.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the search for the causes of technological progress. It observes that, in the past ten years, a veritable revolution has occurred in a wide variety of fields, from genetic ... More


Introduction: The Puzzle of Cardwell’s Law

Mark Zachary Taylor

in The Politics of Innovation: Why Some Countries Are Better Than Others at Science and Technology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190464127
eISBN:
9780190609252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190464127.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

Donald Cardwell was a British historian who observed that “no nation has been very creative for more than an historically short period.” While Cardwell was writing about the grand sweep of human ... More


The Politics of Innovation: Why Some Countries Are Better Than Others at Science and Technology

Mark Zachary Taylor

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190464127
eISBN:
9780190609252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190464127.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

Why are some countries better than others at science and technology (S&T)? Written in an approachable style, The Politics of Innovation provides readers from all backgrounds and levels of expertise ... More


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