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The knowledge economy in historical perspective

Hippe, Ralph and Fouquet, Roger (2018) The knowledge economy in historical perspective. World Economics, 18 (1). pp. 75-107. ISSN 1468-1838

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Abstract

The knowledge economy provides huge opportunities for economic growth and to become the cornerstone of future economic development by turning data into wisdom or human capital. Education, one aspect of the knowledge economy, exhibits a history divided into three stages: the apprenticeship era, the universal schooling era and the (future) life-long learning era. The spread of knowledge has accelerated owing to the different stages of knowledge production, in particular the printing press and now the internet

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: © 2019 World Economics Ltd.
Divisions: Grantham Research Institute
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
Date Deposited: 04 Mar 2019 16:03
Last Modified: 19 Nov 2019 13:27
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/100206

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