The Lever Of Riches

Author: Joel Mokyr
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019987946X
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The Lever of Riches, with its keen analysis derived from a sweeping survey of creativity throughout history, offers telling insights into the question of how Western economies can maintain, and developing nations can unlock, their creative ...

The Gifts Of Athena

Author: Joel Mokyr
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400829437
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He further explores some of the key implications of the knowledge revolution. Among these is the rise and fall of the "factory system" as an organizing principle of modern economic organization.

The Enlightened Economy

Author: Joel Mokyr
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141969105
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Joel Mokyr's landmark history offers a wholly new perspective for understanding Britain's extraordinary rise during the Industrial Revolution, showing how intellectual, rather than material, forces were the driving force behind it.

Technology Skills And The Pre Modern Economy In The East And The West

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Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 900425157X
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As Joel Mokyr, in his enormously helpful survey The lever of riches (1990)
reminds us, pre-modern technology was primarily the result of 'drift', i.e. more or
less accidental improvements that occurred to artisans in the course of their daily
routines. From the eighteenth century onwards, on the other hand, a systematic
search emerged for inventions, improvements—in other words for new
technology that would make the production process more efficient.1What has
come to be known as ...

Knowledge Management In The Learning Society

Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
ISBN: 9264181040
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... “Characterizing the knowledge base in education”, document prepared for the
OECD-NSF. MURNANE, R. and NELSON, R. (1984), “Production and innovation
when techniques are tacit: The case of education”, Journal of Economic Behavior
and Organization, pp. 353-373. MOKYR, J. (1990), The Lever of Riches, Oxford
University Press, Oxford. NELSON, R. (1955), “Recent evolutionary theorizing
about economic change”, Journal of Economic Literature. NELSON, K. and
NELSON, ...

The Necessary Nature Of Future Firms

Author: George P. Huber
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 0761930361
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For more on the historical influence of science on technology, see Heilbroner,
Visions of the Future: The Distant Past, Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow, 1995; and J
. Mokyr, The Lever of Riches: Technological Creativity and Economic Progress,
1990, and The Gifts of Athena: Historical Origins of the Knowledge Economy,
2002. 10. See F. Narin and D. Olivastro, “Linkage Between Patents and Papers:
An Interim EPO/US Comparison,” 1998, pp. 51-59, but also M. Meyer, “Does
Science ...

The Moon In The Nautilus Shell

Author: Daniel B. Botkin
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019997697X
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... 148–49 The Lever of Riches (Mokyr), 150 Lewis, Meriweather, 111–12, 232–
34, 235 Lewis and Clark expedition, 111–12, 113f, 127, 336, 392n7 lichen, 80 life
atmosphere chemistry, 194 climate affected by, 267–71 climate change response
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Populism And Crisis Politics In Greece

Author: T. Pappas
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137410582
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1992. The Lever of Riches: Technological Creativity and Economic Progress.
Oxford: Oxford University Press. Moschonas, Gerassimos. 2013. “A New Left in
Greece: Pasok's Fall and Syriza's Rise.” Dissent 60(4):33–37. Mossialos, Elias
and Sara Allin. 2005. “Interest Groups and Health System Reform in Greece.”
West European Politics 28(2):420–44. Mudde, Cas and Cristóbal Rovira
Kaltwasser. 2012a. “Populism and (Liberal) Democracy.” (pp. 1–26) in Populism
in Europe and the ...

The Evolution Of Global Paper Industry 1800 2050

Author: Juha-Antti Lamberg
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9400754310
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Oxford University Press, Oxford Mokyr J (1990) The Lever of riches.
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industry since The Second World War. HarperCollins, London Paper and paper
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of Labour and National Service. His Majesty's Stationery Office, London Phillips'
paper trade directory of ...

Knowledge Economy And Sustainable Economic Development

Author: Thanh Tuyen Nguyen
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
ISBN: 3598441576
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The lever of riches : technological creativity and economic progress. New York:
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Qualitative Health Research, 5, 147-149. Munda, G. (2001). Environmental
Economics, Ecological Economics and the Concept of Sstainable Development.
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