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Technological Inertia in Economic History


  • Mokyr, Joel


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  • Mokyr, Joel, 1992. "Technological Inertia in Economic History," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 52(02), pages 325-338, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:cup:jechis:v:52:y:1992:i:02:p:325-338_01

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