New Products of the 80s & 90s: the Diffusion of Household Technology in the Decade 1985-1995
AbstractAs technology continues to evolve at a rapid pace, it has exerted substantial influence on everyone's lives. Over the years various inventions have made their way into homes and have substantially changed the way people work, rest and play. This paper reviews some of these developments and attempts to estimate the extent of these changes with regard to the introduction of five types of household appliances.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by The University of Melbourne in its series Department of Economics - Working Papers Series with number 744.
Length: 21 pages
Date of creation: 2000
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TECHNOLOGY ; HOUSEHOLD;
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