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General Purpose Technologies and Surges in Productivity: Historical Reflections on the Future of the ICT Revolution

  • Paul A. David
  • Gavin Wright

Presented to the International Symposium on ECONOMIC CHALLENGES OF THE 21ST CENTURY IN HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE, Oxford, England, 2nd-4th July, 1999 Celebrating the Scholarly Career of Charles H. Feinstein, FBA.

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