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Age and great invention

Benjamin F. Jones

Age and great invention

by Benjamin F. Jones

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Technological innovations -- Economic aspects -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Creative ability in technology -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Inventions -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Old age -- History -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBenjamin F. Jones.
    SeriesNBER working paper series ;, working paper 11359, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research : Online) ;, working paper no. 11359.
    ContributionsNational Bureau of Economic Research.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB1
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3478321M
    LC Control Number2005618333

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    The Age of Invention. America, – Ever since airship combat altered the course of the American Civil War, ending with the Confederacy a separate country, many former military airmen released from service and at loose ends have turned to air piracy.   The invention of bronze brought an end to the Stone Age, the prehistoric period dominated by the use of stone tools and weaponry. Different human societies entered the Bronze Age .


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Issued in May NBER Program(s):Productivity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship Great achievements in knowledge are produced by older innovators today than they were a century ago. In Age and Great Invention (NBER Working Paper No. ), Jones considers data on Nobel Prize winners in Physics, Chemistry, Medicine, and Economics over the past years, and on outstanding technological innovations over the same period.

For comparative purposes, Jones also considers the ages of track and field record-setters and ball. Great achievements in knowledge are produced by older innovators today than they were a century ago. Nobel Prize winners and great inventors have become especially unproductive at younger ages.

Meanwhile, the early life cycle decline is not offset by increased productivity beyond middle by:   “I highly recommend the very accessible and thought provoking book Great Inventions that Changed the World by James Wei, Ph.D., to any business leaders, entrepreneurs, innovators, history and technology enthusiasts, engineers, and students of history, technology, and engineering disciplines seeking a clear and engaging guide to the triumphs and challenges of the greatest inventions of all time/5(17).

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Jones April Abstract Great achievements in knowledge are produced by older innovators today than they were a century ago.

Nobel Prize winners and great inventors have become especially unproductive at younger ages. Meanwhile, the early life-cycle decline is not o⁄set by increased productivity beyond. The Riveter, whom the title character of this book is lucky enough to have as a great-great aunt.

Rosie (the younger) is too shy to talk about her passion for inventing, but is motivated by a timely visit from Rosie (the elder) to pursue her dreams, attempt to build a flying machine, and start wearing a polka-dotted scarf around her head. The late nineteenth century was an energetic era of inventions and entrepreneurial spirit.

Building upon the mid-century Industrial Revolution in Great Britain, as well as answering the increasing call from Americans for efficiency and comfort, the country found itself in the grip of invention fever, with more people working on their big ideas than ever before.

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Get this from a library. Age and great invention. [Benjamin F Jones; National Bureau of Economic Research.] -- "Great achievements in knowledge are produced by older innovators today than they were a century ago.

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Editor’s note: Jones’ paper “Age and Great Invention” was awarded the Stanley Reiter Best Paper Award, an honor bestowed by Kellogg School faculty upon a research paper judged to be the “best” of those published between and Related reading on Kellogg Insight. Name. Although Chinese culture is replete with lists of significant works or achievements (e.g.

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