The knowledge economy/society: the latest example of “Measurement without theory”?
Les Oxley (),
Paul Walker (),
David Thorns () and
Hong Wang ()
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Paul Walker: University of Canterbury
David Thorns: University of Canterbury
Hong Wang: University of Canterbury
The Journal of Philosophical Economics, 2008, vol. 2, issue 1, 20-54
The world has embraced a set of concepts (knowledge driven growth) which are seen as the ‘core of future growth and wellbeing’ without any commonly agreed notion of what they are, how they might be measured, and crucially therefore, how they actually do (or might) affect economic growth and social wellbeing. The theory of how the mechanism works lacks important detail.
Keywords: knowledge economy; knowledge society; theory of the firm (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: B41 B59 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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