The Lever Of Riches

Author: Joel Mokyr
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199762712
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The Lever of Riches, with its keen analysis derived from a sweeping survey of creativity throughout history, offers telling insights into the question of how Western economies can maintain, and developing nations can unlock, their creative ...

A Culture Of Growth

Author: Joel Mokyr
ISBN: 9780691168883
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In this groundbreaking book, celebrated economic historian Joel Mokyr argues that a culture of growth specific to early modern Europe and the European Enlightenment laid the foundations for the scientific advances and pioneering inventions ...

Rulers Religion And Riches

Author: Jared Rubin
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 110703681X
Size: 51.49 MB
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This book seeks to explain the political and religious factors leading to the economic reversal of fortunes between Europe and the Middle East.

The Oxford Encyclopedia Of Economic History

Author: Joel Mokyr
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195170900
Size: 35.52 MB
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These and similar questions profoundly inform a wide range of intertwined social issues whose complexity, scope, and depth should become fully evident in this encyclopaedic treatment of the subject.

A Concise Economic History Of The World

Author: Rondo E. Cameron
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780195074451
Size: 65.20 MB
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This classic book offers a broad sweep of economic history from prehistoric times to the present, and explores the disparity of wealth among nations.

Why Ireland Starved

Author: Joel Mokyr
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136599592
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"This is a particularly satisfactory piece of work as regards sketches of the leaders of the movement and of the spirit in which they preached the gospel of revolt." - American Historical Review, 1916."

The Gifts Of Athena

Author: Joel Mokyr
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400829437
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He further explores some of the key implications of the knowledge revolution. Among these is the rise and fall of the "factory system" as an organizing principle of modern economic organization.

General Purpose Technologies And Economic Growth

Author: Elhanan Helpman
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262082631
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The study of general purpose technologies (GPTs) is relatively new. The essays in this book aim to both further our understanding of GPT-driven economic growth and lay the foundation for further developments of the available frameworks.