The concept of Technology in the History of Economic Thought. From the Classics to Schumpeter, Evolutionism and today

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Pensamiento económico

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Gómez Mejía, A. (2017). The concept of Technology in the History of Economic Thought. From the Classics to Schumpeter, Evolutionism and today. Libre Empresa, 14(2), 199-214.


Ninguna de las escuelas del pensamiento económico de preocuparon por el proceso de la innovación tecnológica la cual se dio como incluída en la variable capital-máquina. Los diferentes enfoques desarrollados desde Schumpeter hasta la actualidad son descritos, incluyendo los de las escuelas neoclásicas y evolucionista que demustran que no puede haber ni crecimiento económico ni desarrollo a menos que se implementen políticas públicas orientadas a estimular la capacidad de la innovación tecnológica desde el sistema educativo y empresarial. El estudio de la innovación tecnológica ha dejado de ser un tema de política macroeconómica para ser tratado como elemento micro a nivel empresarial e incluso desde variados enfoques multidisciplinarios.


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