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Published: 03 May 2001

424 Pages | 34 line illus

ISBN: 9780199241071

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As Time Goes By

From the Industrial Revolutions to the Information Revolution

Chris Freeman and Francisco Louçã

  • An authoritative study of economic growth from the Industrial Revolution to the 'New Economy' of the present day
  • Charts the history of five technological revolutions: water-powered mechanization, steam-powered mechanization, electrification, mass production, and computerization
  • Analyses the impact of revolutionary technologies on business organization and the business cycle
  • Includes foreword written by Richard Nelson

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