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dc.contributor.authorConte, Andreaen_US
dc.date.accessioned2007-03-06en_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-05-08T15:23:40Z-
dc.date.available2009-05-08T15:23:40Z-
dc.date.issued2006en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/24926-
dc.description.abstractThis paper reviews the emergence and evolution of major topics in economics of innovation. Throughout the paper, particular attention is devoted to the analysis of the cumulative aspects and complementarities between di_erent paths of research over time. Moreover, this survey highlights the crucial relationship between technological change (TC) and economic growth, and the way in which economics literature has dealt with this issue over time. The structure of this survey distinguishes between different decades and it identifies the key debates in the economics literature in each period. Although relevant steps have been made over time, a systematic and satisfactory integration of di_erent theoretical perspectives appears still to be found. In recent years, there have been more sophisticated empirical and theoretical attempts to deal with TC at several, and more disaggregated, levels of analysis. Notwithstanding such advancements, further research is needed to ensure the development of a more general theory of the determinants and the effects of TC. In turn, such theory has to deal primarily with an assessment of both the complementarities between the economic incentives and the internal mechanisms of the so-called black box (Rosenberg, 1994), and the heterogeneity which characterises the innovative process of firms across different sectors, countries and over time.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherMax-Planck-Inst. für Ökonomik Jenaen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesPapers on entrepreneurship, growth and public policy 0107en_US
dc.subject.jelO30en_US
dc.subject.jelO40en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordTechnological changeen_US
dc.subject.keywordeconomic growthen_US
dc.subject.keywordinduced innovationen_US
dc.subject.keyworddiffusionen_US
dc.subject.keywordevolutionary economicsen_US
dc.subject.keywordpath dependenceen_US
dc.subject.stwTechnischer Fortschritten_US
dc.subject.stwInnovationen_US
dc.subject.stwWirtschaftswachstumen_US
dc.subject.stwEvolutionsökonomiken_US
dc.subject.stwTheorieen_US
dc.titleThe evolution of the literature on technological change over time: a surveyen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn525330151en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-
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