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Unformatted text preview: Lecture 9 Technological Change Prof. Paczkowski Lecture 9 Technological Change Prof. Paczkowski Rutgers University Spring, 2010 Prof. Paczkowski (Rutgers University) Lecture 9 Technological Change Spring, 2010 1 / 63 Lecture 9 Technological Change Prof. Paczkowski Reading Assignments Part I Reading Assignments Prof. Paczkowski (Rutgers University) Lecture 9 Technological Change Spring, 2010 2 / 63 Lecture 9 Technological Change Prof. Paczkowski Reading Assignments Reading Assignments MOKYR, J. Long-Term Economic Growth And The History Of Technology Handbook of Economic Growth Volume 1B, Chapter 17 Available through IRIS Lakdawalla, D. and Philipson, T The Growth of Obesity and Technological Change: A Theoretical and Empirical Examination www.econ.yale.edu/seminars/labor/lap01/ philipson-011026.pdf Prof. Paczkowski (Rutgers University) Lecture 9 Technological Change Spring, 2010 3 / 63 Lecture 9 Technological Change Prof. Paczkowski Reading Assignments Reading Assignments Gordon, R.J. U. S. Economic Growth Since 1870: One Big Wave? American Economic Review vol. 89 (May 1999), pp. 123-8. Available through IRIS Gordon, R.J. Does the New Economy Measure up to the Great Inventions of the Past? Journal of Economic Perspectives Fall2000, Vol. 14 Issue 4, pp. 49-74 Available through IRIS Prof. Paczkowski (Rutgers University) Lecture 9 Technological Change Spring, 2010 4 / 63 Lecture 9 Technological Change Prof. Paczkowski Reading Assignments Reading Assignments Oliner, S.D. and Sichel, D.E. The Resurgence of Growth in the Late 1990s: Is Information Technology the Story? Journal of Economic Perspectives Fall2000, Vol. 14 Issue 4, pp. 3-22 Available through IRIS Prof. Paczkowski (Rutgers University) Lecture 9 Technological Change Spring, 2010 5 / 63 Lecture 9 Technological Change Prof. Paczkowski Introduction Part II Introduction Prof. Paczkowski (Rutgers University) Lecture 9 Technological Change Spring, 2010 6 / 63 Lecture 9 Technological Change Prof. Paczkowski Introduction Introduction What causes the technological change so dominant in our models? Very controversial and unsettled Prof. Paczkowski (Rutgers University) Lecture 9 Technological Change Spring, 2010 7 / 63 Lecture 9 Technological Change Prof. Paczkowski Background Role of Technical Change in Society Theories of Technologies Technological Determinism Autonomous Technology The Economists View Part III Causes of Technical Change Prof. Paczkowski (Rutgers University) Lecture 9 Technological Change Spring, 2010 8 / 63 Lecture 9 Technological Change Prof. Paczkowski Background Role of Technical Change in Society Theories of Technologies Technological Determinism Autonomous Technology The Economists View Causes of Technical Change One possibility: R&D R&D is a form of capital accumulation (physical and intellectual) but this form of capital is distinguished by its. . ....
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