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An introduction to the economy of the knowledge society

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This introductory article reviews the main themes relating to the development of new knowledge-based economies. After placing their emergence in historical perspective and proposing a theoretical framework which distinguishes knowledge from information, the authors characterize the specific nature of such economies. They go on to deal with some of the major issues concerning the new skills and abilities required for integration into the knowledge-based economy; the new geography that is takin...

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University of Oxford
Series:
Department of Economics Discussion Paper Series
Publication date:
2001-12-01
Paper number:
84
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1144333
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pubs:1144333
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2020-12-15

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