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Technology Diffusion:Measurement, Causes and Consequences

  • Comin, Diego
  • Mestieri, Marti

This chapter discusses different approaches pursued to explore three broad questions related to technology diffusion: what general patterns characterize the diffusion of technologies, and how have they changed over time; what are the key drivers of technology, and what are the macroeconomic consequences of technology. We prioritize in our dis- cussion unified approaches to these three questions that are based on direct measures of technology

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