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Do British attitudes to new technology retard economic growth?

Bruce Williams

Do British attitudes to new technology retard economic growth?

by Bruce Williams

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Published by Imperial College, University of London in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Technological innovations -- Social aspects -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Sir Bruce Williams.
    SeriesPapers inscience, technology and public policy -- no.11
    ContributionsImperial College of Science and Technology., University of Sussex. Science Policy Research Unit., Technical Change Centre.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsT173.8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination22p. ;
    Number of Pages22
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21619210M
    ISBN 100852871570
    OCLC/WorldCa16867988

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