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Knowledge and Prosperity

December 6th, 2002 · No Comments

An interesting essay by Virgina Postrel, based on a book by Joel Mokyr “The Gifts of Athena”, which argues that “to understand why the West not only grew rich after the Industrial Revolution but also kept growing richer, we have to understand the revolution in how people organize and exchange useful knowledge.”

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