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Technological Innovation and Economic Performance
Edited by Benn Steil, David G. Victor, & Richard R. Nelson

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Contributors vii
Preface ix
Acknowledgement xi
PART I: INTRODUCTION 1
1. Introduction and Overview by Benn Steil, David G. Victor, and Richard R. Nelson 3
2. Innovation in an Historical Perspective: Tales of Technology and Evolution by Joel Mokyr 23
PART II: COUNTRY STUDIES 47
3. The United States by Robert J. Gordon 49
4. Japan by Adam S. Posen 74
5. Germany by Horst Siebert and Michael Stolpe 112
6. France by Patrick A. Messerlin 148
7. The United Kingdom by Stephen Nickell and John Van Reenen 178
8. The Nordic Countries by Matti VireÂn and Markku Malkamaki 200
PART III: INDUSTRY STUDIES 227
9. The Internet by David C. Mowery and Timothy Simcoe 229
10. Computers and Semiconductors by Richard N. Langlois 265
11. Banking and Financial Intermediation by Charles W. Calomiris 285
12. Securities Trading by Ian Domowitz and Benn Steil 314
13. Venture Capital by Josh Lerner 327
14. Pharmaceutical Biotechnology by Gary P. Pisano 347
15. Agricultural Biotechnology by Robert E. Evenson 367
16. Electric Power by David G. Victor 385
17. Automobiles by Charles H. Fine and Daniel M.G. Raff 416
Bibliography 433
Author Index 454
Subject Index 459

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