Common Innovation: How We Create the Wealth of Nations

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Edward Elgar Publishing, Dec 31, 2014 - Business & Economics - 272 pages

Common innovation is the contribution of ordinary people to innovation and the wealth of nations. Innovation and wealth creation are not merely the monopoly of business. While Schumpeter described business innovation as a, Šperennial gale of creative d

 

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I realy liked it , the world need reaserchers like Peter Swann, i compared it with Edward Phelps book " Mass flourishing ", and il like this one by far.
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Contents

1 Introduction
3
2 MWealth and RWealth
10
3 BInnovation and CInnovation
15
4 Oikonomia and the Outer Economy
27
5 The Values of Innovation
32
6 Analytical Framework
39
PART II The Destructive Side of BInnovation
55
7 Wide Frames and the Luddites
57
16 Consumption and the Home
135
17 Natural Environment
144
18 SocioEconomic Environment
153
19 Education
165
20 Arts
174
21 Science
187
22 Health
195
23 Business and the Marketplace
203

8 The Division of Labour
66
9 Online and Local Booksellers
74
10 Software Innovation and eWaste
81
11 Parkinsons Law of Traffic
94
12 Innovation and Consumerism
105
13 High Frequency Trading
114
14 Summary of Part II
128
PART III The Benign Breeze of CInnovation
131
15 Introduction to Part III
133
PART IV Implications and Hypotheses
209
24 No Business Monopoly
211
25 Many Routes to Wealth Creation
217
26 CInnovation and the Future
224
Postscript
231
Appendix
233
References
241
Index
257
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