AbstractEconomic history provides many examples of situatio where workers resist the adoption of new technologies, but also of situations where expansion is resisted by entrepreneurs. This paper starts with the hypothesis that this resistance is a rational response to anticipated effects on the distribution of incomes.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Department of Economics, University of Birmingham in its series Discussion Papers with number 00-15.
Length: 23 pages
Date of creation: 2000
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INCOME DISTRIBUTION ; TECHNOLOGY ; WORKERS;
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