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Technological change as a determinant of economically sustainable growth

Frank M. Little

Technological change as a determinant of economically sustainable growth

a case study of the Philippines

by Frank M. Little

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Published by University of the Philippines, School of Economics in [Quezon City] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Frank M. Little.
SeriesDiscussion paper ;, no. 9702, Discussion paper (University of the Philippines. School of Economics) ;, no. 9702.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 2002/07698 (H)
The Physical Object
Pagination25 p. ;
Number of Pages25
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3611582M
LC Control Number2002364713

New Economy Handbook: Hall and Khan November 3 rather slow process. Yet it is diffusion rather than invention or innovation that ultimately determines the pace of economic growth and the rate of change of productivity. Until many users adopt a new technology, it may contribute little to our well-being. As Nathan Rosenberg said in Technological progress helps the economy to overcome the limits to sustainable growth. Finally, we analyze the growth process in an economy where the production process creates environmental damage through pollution, which has a negative effect on social welfare. Sustainable growth is possible only if the capital stock is small enough.

In the theoretical literature on the determinants of economic growth, institutions—defined as ‘the rules of the game or, more formally, the humanly devised constraints that shape human interaction’ (North , p. 3)—are now widely regarded as the fundamental cause of economic growth, the fundamental cause being ‘the factors potentially affecting why societies make different technology and . The proximate determinants of economic development since A historical study Modern economic growth has put the world on a path of increasing living standards over the past two centuries. While this process has improved the lives of millions in an unprecedented way, its unequal onset across space and time has resulted in high levels of cross-country inequality during the 19th and 20th.

Greening the economy is demanded to overturn the danger from international environmental degradation. (Hezri & Hofmeister, ) Growth is a decisive determinant of poverty decrease and enhancements in social indicators. The connections between the economic and social supports of sustainable development are usually positive. 7 Sustainable growth in the UK: Seizing opportunities from technological change and the transition to a low-carbon economy sustainable growth across the economy. The report provides evidence that shows, with well-designed, coherent policy frameworks, there is greater potential for a sustainable growth .


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"As long as there is growth—both economically and in population—technology cannot keep up with reducing impacts, the overall environmental impacts. Technological innovations and the Technologists, benefits of economic growth, and impacts of technological innovations on sustainable economic growth were also discussed in details.

The researchers say that "green growth" or "sustainable growth" is a myth. “As long as there is growth – both economically and in population – technology cannot keep up with reducing impacts, the overall environmental impacts with only increase,” Prof Wiedmann says.

Cited By Economic development is a process of continuous technological innovation and structural transformation. Development thinking is inherently tied to the quest for sustainable growth strategies. They demonstrate the necessity to take account of politics, culture, organizational change, and entrepreneurship, as well as science and technology in the analysis of economic : Mario Coccia.

Technological change is today central to the theory of economic growth. It is recognised as an important driver of productivity growth and the emergence of new products from which consumers derive welfare. Mario Coccia, "Democratization is the determinant of technological change," CERIS Working PaperInstitute for Economic Research on Firms and Growth - Moncalieri (TO) ITALY -NOW- Research Institute on Sustainable Economic Growth - Moncalieri (TO) : RePEc:csc:cerisp Achieving sustainable economic growth will require changes in industrial processes, in the type and amount of resources used, and in the products which are manufactured.

The Council believes that the world must move to a more energy-efficient society, one that uses resources more responsibly and organizes industrial processes in ways that. Technological change is not only a determinant of growth but is also a pivotal factor in international competition and the modernization of an economy.

In one of the most in-depth and detailed studies of its kind, George Korres analyzes the macroeconomic and the microeconomic factors influencing the economics of innovation and the economic.

This process is correlated with the technological advances defined as economic growth and structural changes. (Justman & Teubal, ) In Schumpeter’s approach, technology is an external concept very much like in neo-classical approach and the firms buy proper technologies for them by monitoring the technological advances.

Technological change has long been established in growth theory as the prime determinant of economic growth. 1 Following the pioneering works of Romer () and Lucas Jr. (), a considerable amount of effort has been paid to ‘endogenize’ technological change in the production function (Aghion and Howitt, ).

The agenda on technological change and growth Romer’s early work had an enor- mous impact on research about economic growth, by pointing to shortcomings of the frame- works available in the late s. Thus, his work set o a large number of theoretical and empirical studies aimed at understanding observed growth experiences.

Inclusive Growth Revisited: Measurement and Determinants Rahul Anand, Saurabh Mishra, and Shanaka J. Peiris What Is Inclusive Growth. Inclusive growth refers to both the pace and distribution of economic growth.

For growth to be sustainable and effective in reducing poverty, it needs to be inclusive (Berg and Ostry a; Kraay ). Research methodology Due to the efficiency of the focus-group method in gathering information, corroborated with minimal cost and reduced time for carrying out research, our study proposes an analysis of The social, political and economic impact on human resources, as a determinant factor of sustainable development, by using this method.

economic growth. Determinants of economic growth The determinants of economic growth are inter-related factors influencing the growth rate of an economy.

There are six major factors that determine growth with for of them been grouped under supply determinants and the other two are efficiency and demand.

Productivity, Technology and Economic Growth presents a selection of recent research advances on long term economic growth. While the contributions stem from both economic history, macro- and microeconomics and the economics of innovation, all papers depart from a common viewpoint: the key factor behind long term growth is productivity, and the latter is primarily driven by technological change.

Scientific advances and technological changes are major drivers of economic development in the ‘New Economy’. In this context, open innovation has become a key determinant of growth in the globalized knowledge society.

However, there are limitations in related research in that there exist only a few multi-faceted approaches. Just how potent is technological change. Solow’s model inspired a new field in economics called growth accounting, which attempts to empirically measure the things that stimulate economic growth.

Solow estimated that almost 90 percent of US output came thanks to technological change; other studies found effects of similar magnitude. economic growth from environmental pressures in the ECE region. What has been the role of structural change, technological change and policy instruments in this decoupling for the two major groups of countries that constitute the ECE region, the developed market economies and the economies in transition.

CHART Science and technology have long been regarded as important determinants of economic growth. Edwin Mansfield (, pp. 1- 2), a pioneer in the economics of technological change, noted: Technological change is an important, if not the most important, factor responsible for economic growth without question, [it] is one of the most important determinants of the shape and.

This paper, prepared as a chapter draft for the forthcoming Handbook of Environmental Economics (North-Holland/Elsevier Science), summarizes for environmental economists current thinking on technological change in the broader economics literature, surveys the growing economic literature on the interaction between technology and the environment, and explores the normative implications of these.

Credit: Zapp2Photo/istock. The UK Government could place its long-term economic prosperity at risk if it does not place action on climate change and sustainability at the heart of its growth strategy, according to a new report published today (3 December ) by the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, the ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics .ADVERTISEMENTS: Sustainable development may be defined as the development to meet the needs of the present generation without compromising the needs of the future generations.

It is a process whereby the development can be sustained for generation. It affords the future generation the same, if not more, capacity to prosper as the present generation.

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