Technology and economic development

by Martin Fransman

Publisher: Westview Press in Boulder, Colo

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  • Developing countries,
  • Developing countries.
  • Subjects:

    • Technological innovations -- Developing countries.,
    • Developing countries -- Economic policy.
    • Edition Notes

      StatementMartin Fransman.
      LC ClassificationsHC59.72.T4 F7 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 161 p. :
      Number of Pages161
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2742053M
      ISBN 100813304180
      LC Control Number86050429

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: Technology and Economic Development: The Dynamics of Local, Regional and National Competitiveness (): Malecki, Edward J.: BooksCited by: He majored in international economics, finance, and digital economy.

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This book, in honour of Robert E. Evenson, brings together diverse, yet interrelated, areas of innovations such as agricultural development, technology and industry while assessing their combined roles in developing an economy.

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Developing countries, notwithstanding the enormous strides they have made in the last few decades, display fundamental economic inadequacies in a wide range of indicators.

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PhotosFile Size: 1MB. Technology in Society is an international journal devoted to the global discourse at the intersection of technological change and the social, economic, business and philosophical transformation of the world around around us.

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Ilse Oosterlaken's good book on Technology and Human Development, by engaging with the capability approach to welfare economics pioneered by Nobel Prize economist Amartya Sen, is a valuable contribution to enhancing the welfare regarding capabilities of engineering and engineers.’ –Carl Mitcham, Colorado School of Mines, USA.Economic and social development, as a public sector term, is the process by which the economic well-being and quality of life of a nation, region or local community are improved according to targeted goals and objectives.

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