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The Values That Drive Innovation, Job Satisfaction, and Economic Growth

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$37.00 • £32.95 • €33.95

ISBN 9780674244696

Publication Date: 05/05/2020


256 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

47 illus., 18 tables


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  • Preface
  • Introduction: A Theory of Innovation, Flourishing, and Growth [Edmund Phelps]
  • Overview of the Chapters [Raicho Bojilov, Gylfi Zoega, and Hian Teck Hoon]
  • I. Estimating Innovation—Across Time and Across Nations
    • 1. Innovation: The Source of Rapid Growth [Raicho Bojilov]
    • 2. Sources of Indigenous Innovation and Channels of Its Transmission across Countries [Raicho Bojilov]
    • 3. Indigenous Innovation during the IT Revolution: We Never Had It So Good? [Raicho Bojilov]
  • II. The Roots and Benefits of Innovation
    • 4. A Case Study of Iceland’s Successful Innovators [Gylfi Zoega]
    • 5. The Force of Values [Gylfi Zoega]
    • 6. Individual Values, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation [Raicho Bojilov]
    • 7. Innovation, Job Satisfaction, and Performance in Western European Countries [Gylfi Zoega]
  • III. Two Applications of Robots
    • 8. Growth Effects of Additive and Multiplicative Robots alongside Conventional Machines [Hian Teck Hoon]
    • 9. Wage Effects of Additive and Multiplicative Robots alongside Factory Buildings and Physical Structures [Hian Teck Hoon]
    • 10. Additive Robots, Relative Prices, and Indigenous Innovation [Hian Teck Hoon]
  • Epilogue [Edmund Phelps]
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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