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Technological Change

Edited by Aurora Teixeira

University of Porto, Portugal

Technological change is today central to the theory of economic growth. It is recognised as an important driver of productivity growth and the emergence of new products from which consumers derive welfare. It depends not only on the work of scientists and engineers, but also on a wider range of economic and societal factors, including institutions such as intellectual property rights and corporate governance, the operation of markets, a range of governmental policies (science and technology policy, innovation policy, macroeconomic policy,competition policy, etc.), historical specificities, etc. Given that technology is explicitly taken up in the strategies and policies of governments and firms, and new actors both in the national and international arenas become involved, understanding the nature and dynamics of technology is on demand. I anticipate that this book will decisively contribute in this regard.

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Technological ChangeEdited by Aurora Teixeira

Published: April 11th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2314

ISBN: 978-953-51-0509-1

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5624-6

Copyright year: 2012

Books open for chapter submissions

38742 Total Chapter Downloads

1 Crossref Citations

11 Web of Science Citations

14 Dimensions Citations


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1. Technological Change and Economic Transformation

By Musa Jega Ibrahim


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2. The Social Consequences of Technological Change in Capitalist Societies

By Tony Smith


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3. Intellectual Property Rights and Endogenous Economic Growth – Uncovering the Main Gaps in the Research Agenda

By Monica L. Azevedo, Sandra T. Silva and Oscar Afonso


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4. Reconciling Orthodox and Heterodox Approaches to Economic Growth – A Modeling Proposal

By Aurora A.C. Teixeira


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5. Measuring Technological Change - Concept, Methods, and Implications

By Byoung Soo Kim


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6. Quantitative Technology Forecasting Techniques

By Steven R. Walk


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7. Trade, SBTC and Skill Premia – A Cross-Country and Cross-Gender Analysis

By Oscar Afonso, Alexandre Almeida and Cristina Santos


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8. Internationalization Approaches of the Automotive Innovation System - A Historical Perspective

By António C. Moreira and Ana Carolina Carvalho


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9. Towards the European Union - Impact of FDI and Technological Change on Turkish Banking

By Özlem Olgu


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10. The Impact of ICTs on Innovative Sustainable Development in East and Southern Africa

By Gabriel Kabanda


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11. Knowledge Frontiers for Sustainable Growth and Development in Zimbabwe

By Gabriel Kabanda


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