The Knowledge Economy/Society: The Latest Example of “Measurement Without Theory”?
AbstractThe world has embraced a set of concepts (knowledge driven growth) which are seen as the ‘core of future growth and wellbeing’ without any commonly agreed notion of what they are, how they might be measured, and crucially therefore, how they actually do (or might) affect economic growth and social wellbeing. The theory of how the mechanism works lacks important detail.
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Knowledge Economy; Knowledge Society; Human Capital; Theory of the Firm;
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- D8 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty
- D21 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - Firm Behavior: Theory
- L22 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Firm Organization and Market Structure
- L23 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Organization of Production
- O31 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Technological Change; Research and Development; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Innovation and Invention: Processes and Incentives
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2008-04-21 (All new papers)
- NEP-CBE-2008-04-21 (Cognitive & Behavioural Economics)
- NEP-HPE-2008-04-21 (History & Philosophy of Economics)
- NEP-HRM-2008-04-21 (Human Capital & Human Resource Management)
- NEP-KNM-2008-04-21 (Knowledge Management & Knowledge Economy)
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