Did Science Cause the Industrial Revolution?

32 Pages Posted: 13 Nov 2014

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Cormac O'Grada

University College Dublin (UCD)

Date Written: November 12, 2014

Abstract

This paper reviews debates about the role of science and technology before and during the British Industrial Revolution.

Keywords: economic history, science, human capital

JEL Classification: N13, O10, O30

Suggested Citation

O'Grada, Cormac, Did Science Cause the Industrial Revolution? (November 12, 2014). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2523358 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2523358

Cormac O'Grada (Contact Author)

University College Dublin (UCD) ( email )

Dublin 4, 4
Ireland

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