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Technological Revolutions and Economic Growth:The �Age of Steam� Reconsidered

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  • Castaldi, C.

    (ECIS, Eindhoven University of Technology)

  • Nuvolari, A.

    (ECIS, Eindhoven University of Technology)

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Paper provided by Eindhoven Center for Innovation Studies (ECIS) in its series Eindhoven Center for Innovation Studies (ECIS) working paper series with number 03.25.

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Date of creation: 2003
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Handle: RePEc:dgr:tuecis:0325

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Keywords: revolution; economic growth; steam; technological;

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  1. Henrekson, Magnus & Edquist, Harald, 2006. "Technological Breakthroughs and Productivity Growth," Working Paper Series, Research Institute of Industrial Economics 665, Research Institute of Industrial Economics.

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