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The Gifts of Athena: Historical Origins of the Knowledge Economy

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The Gifts of Athena: Historical Origins of the Knowledge Economy - Mokyr, Joel

The growth of technological and scientific knowledge in the past two centuries has been the overriding dynamic element in the economic and social history of the world. Its result is now often called the knowledge economy. But what are the historical origins of this revolution and what have been its mechanisms? In "The Gifts of Athena," Joel Mokyr ...

The Gifts of Athena: Historical Origins of the Knowledge Economy 2004, Princeton University Press

ISBN-13: 9780691120133

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The Gifts of Athena: Historical Origins of the Knowledge Economy 2002, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691094830

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