Technology in Services: Policies for Growth, Trade, and Employment
National Academies Press, Jan 15, 1988 - Business & Economics - 240 pages
Beginning by dispelling some of the myths about services, this provocative volume examines the growth in services, the way technology has shaped this growth, and the consequences for the American economy. Chapters discuss such topics as the effects of technology on employment patterns and wages, international trade in services, and the relationship between services and the traditional manufacturing industries.
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