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Structural Change in the American Economy

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674493629

Publication Date: 01/01/1970

292 pages

61 graphs, 29 tables

Harvard Studies in Technology and Society


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  • Preface
  • Figures
  • Tables
  • Part 1. Structural Change and Industrial Specialization
    • Chapter 1. Structural and Technological Change
    • Chapter 2. The Data
    • Chapter 3. Basic Methodology and Notation
    • Chapter 4. Outlines of Changing Industrial Specialization
    • Chapter 5. General Inputs
    • Chapter 6. Competition among Basic Materials
    • Chapter 7. Changing Equipment Requirements and the Internal Structure of the Metalworking Block
  • Part 2. Structural Change and Economic Efficiency
    • Chapter 8. Changing Labor and Capital Requirements
    • Chapter 9. Structural Change and Prices
    • Chapter 10. Old and New Structures as Alternatives: Optimal Combination of 1947 and 1958
    • Chapter 11. Interdependence and Independence of Structural Advantage
    • Chapter 12. A Linear Programming System Analyzing Embodied Technological Change
    • Chapter 13. Conclusion
  • Appendices
  • References
  • Index

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