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Learning by Doing in Markets, Firms, and Countries

Naomi R. Lamoreaux, Daniel M. G. Raff and Peter Temin, editors

Published in January 1999 by University of Chicago Press
© 1999 by the National Bureau of Economic Research

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336 pages
ISBN: 0-226-46832-1

Table of Contents

Front matter: Naomi R. Lamoreaux, Daniel Raff, Peter Temin (p. -9 - 0) (bibliographic info) (download)
Introduction: Naomi R. Lamoreaux, Daniel Raff, Peter Temin (p. 1 - 18) (bibliographic info) (download)
1. Inventors, Firms, and the Market for Technology in the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries : Naomi R. Lamoreaux, Kenneth L. Sokoloff (p. 19 - 60) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
2. Patents, Engineering Professionals, and the Pipelines of Innovation: The Internalization of Technical Discovery by Nineteenth-Century American Railroads : Steven Usselman (p. 61 - 102) (bibliographic info) (download)
3. The Sugar Institute Learns to Organize Information Exchange: David Genesove, Wallace Mullin (p. 103 - 144) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
4. Learning by New Experiences: Revisiting the Flying Fortress Learning Curve: Kazuhiro Mishina (p. 145 - 184) (bibliographic info) (download)
5. Assets, Organizations, Strategies, and Traditions: Organizational Capabilities and Constraints in the Remaking of Ford Motor Company, 1946-1962: David Hounshell (p. 185 - 218) (bibliographic info) (download)
6. Sears, Roebuck in the Twentieth Century: Competition, Complementarities, and the Problem of Wasting Assets: Daniel Raff, Peter Temin (p. 219 - 252) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
7. Marshall's "Trees" and the Global "Forest": Were "Giant Redwoods" Different?: Leslie Hannah (p. 253 - 294) (bibliographic info) (download)
8. Can a Nation Learn? American Technology as a Network Phenomenon: Gavin Wright (p. 295 - 332) (bibliographic info) (download)
Contributors: (p. 333 - 334) (bibliographic info) (download)
Name Index: (p. 335 - 340) (bibliographic info) (download)
Subject Index: (p. 341 - 347) (bibliographic info) (download)
 
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