UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) Working Papers

Lessons for Today from Past Periods of Rapid Technological Change

DOI:https://doi.org/10.18356/c2f6be59-en

We provide a history of past periods of rapid technological change starting from the Industrial Revolution continuing up to today. We find that it takes decades for technological breakthroughs to make a difference to the aggregate economy. The reason for this delay is that to realize the value...



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