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Social, Economic and Technological Trends in the Knowledge Based Society


  • Bogdan Vintila
  • Dragos Palaghita

    () ("Dimitrie Cantemir" Christian University)


The paper presents the process of acquiring knowledge. The evolution of the human society is presented from the resource exploitation and industrialization to the information society and the knowledge based society. On the basis of the knowledge society and the information one is the computing and communication technologies evolution. In knowledge-based society manifest many types trends of which the most important are manifested in the economic, technological and social fields. Social trends are favored by the massive development of communication technologies and lower costs for them. The economy is noted the concern for saving resources and increasing process efficiency. To meet the accelerated pace of development of society technologies must evolve. In the new society, knowledge is the most important resource. Through the implementation of knowledge into products and services these record very high quality increase with low cost.

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  • Bogdan Vintila & Dragos Palaghita, 2010. "Social, Economic and Technological Trends in the Knowledge Based Society," Knowledge Horizons - Economics, Faculty of Finance, Banking and Accountancy Bucharest,"Dimitrie Cantemir" Christian University Bucharest, vol. 2(3), pages 72-76, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:khe:journl:v:2:y:2010:i:3:p:72-76

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    Knowledge; society; economic trends; technology; social trends;

    JEL classification:

    • O33 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Technological Change: Choices and Consequences; Diffusion Processes
    • Z13 - Other Special Topics - - Cultural Economics - - - Economic Sociology; Economic Anthropology; Language; Social and Economic Stratification


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