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World technology usage lags by Diego Comin

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English


  • Technology -- Usage -- Economic aspects,
  • Technological innovations -- Usage -- Economic aspects,
  • Economic development -- Mathematical models

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StatementDiego A. Comin, Bart Hobijn, Emilie Rovito.
SeriesNBER working paper series -- no. 12677., Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 12677.
ContributionsHobijn, Bart., Rovito, Emilie., National Bureau of Economic Research.
The Physical Object
Pagination20 p. :
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17631673M

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