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Published: 05 January 2006

616 Pages | 27 figures

ISBN: 9780199285648

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Economic Transformations

General Purpose Technologies and Long-Term Economic Growth

Richard G. Lipsey, Kenneth I. Carlaw, and Clifford T. Bekar

  • First book to examine General Purpose Technologies (GPTs) in any detail and to relate them to economic growth over the long term
  • Uniquely combines historical analysis, descriptive studies, and formal modelling in one book
  • Builds material established in the authors' historical studies of GPTs into formal models of GPT-driven growth
  • Mathematics self-contained in boxes and appendices with verbal descriptions throughout to appeal those who find mathematical formulations off putting

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