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Technology and productivity

the challenge for economic policy.

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Published by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, OECD Publication and Information Center [distributor] in Paris, Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Technological innovations -- Economic aspects -- Congresses.,
  • Technology and state -- Congresses.,
  • Industrial productivity -- Congresses.,
  • Economic policy -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC79.T4 T4393 1991
    The Physical Object
    Pagination588 p. :
    Number of Pages588
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1777773M
    ISBN 109264135499
    LC Control Number92133576

    The Stretch Your Technology series contains easy-to-use mobile apps, websites and tech tips that will help you stretch the limits of your digital life, making it faster, better and more productive. Featuring many unknown but very useful apps, get this book series to make technology work for you. Productivity-improving technologies date back to antiquity, with rather slow progress until the late Middle Ages. Important examples of early to medieval European technology include the water wheel, the horse collar, the spinning wheel, the three-field system (after the four-field system—see Crop rotation) and the blast furnace. All of these technologies had been in use in China, some.

    The topical structure of the book is clustered in six sessions: Integrative Production Technology, Individualised Production, Virtual Production Systems, Integrated Technologies, Self-Optimising Production Systems and Human Factors in Production Technology. Information technology and productivity growth. Productivity growth continued to be sluggish throughout the s, which surprised many economists and others because this was a period of explosive growth in computer technology. The IBM personal computer was first released in , followed three years later by Apple's Macintosh.

      Productivity is an economic measure of output per unit of input. Inputs include labor and capital, while output is typically measured in revenues and Author: Will Kenton. Conversely, there are countervailing concerns that policies intended to protect jobs from technology advancement would themselves stultify progress and depress productivity. This book squarely addresses both sets of concerns with new research showing that adoption of digital technologies offers a pathway to more inclusive growth by increasing.


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