Item description for Escaping Satiation: The Demand Side of Economic Growth by Ulrich Witt...
The volume focuses on the demand side phenomena of the soaring economic growth of the past few centuries. Growth theory has basically ignored the massive changes that occur here: the huge increase in the variety of products and services and the growing specialization in consumption behavior. The papers in the present volume argue, in contrast, that precisely these changes are crucial for understanding why ever more goods and services can be sold and, thus, economic growth can continue. The papers explore the historical and empirical developments in consumption and offer first theoretical orientations on this important, though neglected, topic.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.4" Width: 6.3" Height: 0.6" Weight: 0.85 lbs.
Release Date Sep 6, 2001
ISBN 354042086X ISBN13 9783540420866
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More About Ulrich Witt
Ulrich Witt currently resides in Jena. Ulrich Witt has an academic affiliation as follows - Max Planck Institute for Research Into Economic Systems.