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Technology Diffusion: Measurement, Causes and Consequences

Paper Grantee paper | | Apr 2013

This chapter discusses different approaches pursued to explore three broad questions related to technology diffusion: what general patterns characterize the diffusion of technologies, and how have they changed over time; what are the key drivers of technology, and what are the macroeconomic consequences of technology.

If Technology Has Arrived Everywhere, Why Has Income Diverged?

Paper Grantee paper | | Mar 2013

We study the lags with which new technologies are adopted across countries, and their long-run penetration rates once they are adopted.