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Is New Technology Enough: Making and Remaking U.S. Basic Industries (Aei Studies 475) epub

by Donald A. Hicks


Is New Technology Enough: Making and Remaking U.S. Basic Industries (Aei Studies 475) epub

ISBN: 0844736597

ISBN13: 978-0844736594

Author: Donald A. Hicks

Category: Transportation

Subcategory: Engineering

Language: English

Publisher: Aei Pr (January 1, 1989)

Pages: 372 pages

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Technology upgrading is only one response to the fundamental forces that shape industries and the economy. Donald A. Hicks is professor of political economy and sociology in the School of Social Sciences, University of Texas at Dallas.

Technology upgrading is only one response to the fundamental forces that shape industries and the economy. Four chapters explore the machine tool, steel, automobile, and textile and apparel industries as settings for the adoption of new technologies. The last two chapters focus on how advanced ceramics and fiber optics may affect a range of existing industries or stimulate the rise of new ones.

Downloadable! Although some theories of economic growth assign a significant role to new technology, this volume concludes that over the shorter term technology plays a minor roleĀ . Hicks, 1989.

Downloadable! Although some theories of economic growth assign a significant role to new technology, this volume concludes that over the shorter term technology plays a minor role in determining the efficiency and competitiveness of our basic industries. Is New Technology Enough? Making and Remaking . Basic Industries," Books, American Enterprise Institute, number 918047, July. Handle: RePEc:aei:rpbook:918047. as. HTML HTML with abstract plain text plain text with abstract BibTeX RIS (EndNote, RefMan, ProCite) ReDIF JSON. Download full text from publisher.

Is New Technology Enough? challenges this accepted wisdom. basic industries are constantly adapting to changing economic circumstances, making use of both new technologies and nontechnical adjustments

Is New Technology Enough? challenges this accepted wisdom. basic industries are constantly adapting to changing economic circumstances, making use of both new technologies and nontechnical adjustments. The notion of "sunset" and "sunrise" industries is simplistic and false, failing to appreciate the richness and complexity of economic adjustment over time.

Xiii, 353 p. : 24 cm. "Competing in a changing world economy project. Includes bibliographies and index.

Hicks, Donald A. Format: Book. Eastern Illinois University. Location: Book Stacks A-H 3000; J-L 2000; P-Z 1000 Level.

AEI studies ; 475. General Note: "Competing in a changing world economy project. Automotive Industry: Technology and Competitiveness. Steel Industry: Strategic Choices in A Basic Industry. Subject Term: Technological innovations - Economic aspects - United States. Competition - United States. Geographic Term: United States - Industries. United States - Economic conditions - 1981-. p. 208. 5 Textiles and Apparel: A Basic Industry for A Basic Need.

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Empirical studies of determinants of new firm formation to date have tended to yield diverse and even contradictory results

Empirical studies of determinants of new firm formation to date have tended to yield diverse and even contradictory results. Three primary reasons for this have been advanced: (1) the paucity of suitable micro-level data (2) the failure to control for amorphous time- and place-specific influences that defy specification, and (3) the use of estimation techniques that do not handle adequately the effects of heteroscedasticity.