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Financing innovation in the United States, 1870 to the present [electronic resource] / edited by Naomi R. Lamoreaux and Kenneth L. Sokoloff ; foreword by William Janeway.

Contributor(s): Lamoreaux, Naomi R | Sokoloff, Kenneth Lee.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cambridge, MA : MIT Press, c2007Description: 1 online resource (1 v.).ISBN: 9780262277884 (electronic bk.); 0262277883 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): High technology industries -- United States -- Finance -- History | Technological innovations -- United States -- Finance -- History | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Corporate FinanceGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Financing innovation in the United States, 1870 to the present.DDC classification: 338.6/0410973 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction : the organization and finance of innovation in American history / Naomi R. Lamoreaux, Kenneth L. Sokoloff -- Financing invention during the Second Industrial Revolution : Cleveland, Ohio, 1870-1920 / Naomi R. Lamoreaux, Margaret Levenstein, Kenneth L. Sokoloff -- The organizing and financing of innovative companies in the evolution of the U.S. automobile industry / Steven Klepper -- Why did finance capitalism and the Second Industrial Revolution arise in the 1890s? / Larry Neal, Lance E. Davis -- Funding new industries : a historical perspective on the financing role of the U.S. stock market in the twentieth century / Mary A. O'Sullivan -- Stock market swings and the value of innovation, 1908-1929 / Tom Nicholas -- Financing fiber : Corning's invasion of the telecommunications market / Margaret B.W. Graham -- The federal role in financing major innovations : information technology during the postwar period / Kira R. Fabrizio, David C. Mowery -- Learning the hard way : IBM and the sources of innovation in early computing / Steven W. Usselman -- Trading knowledge : an exploration of patent protection and other determinants of market transactions in technology and R & D / Ashish Arora, Marco Ceccagnoli, Wesley M. Cohen -- The governance of new firms : a functional perspective / Josh Lerner -- Real effects of knowledge capital on going public and market valuation / Michael R. Darby, Lynne G. Zucker.
Summary: Leading economists and economic historians offer case studies and theoretical perspectives that fill a longstanding gap in the existing literature on technology-driven industrial development, discussing the interaction of finance and technological innovat.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Introduction : the organization and finance of innovation in American history / Naomi R. Lamoreaux, Kenneth L. Sokoloff -- Financing invention during the Second Industrial Revolution : Cleveland, Ohio, 1870-1920 / Naomi R. Lamoreaux, Margaret Levenstein, Kenneth L. Sokoloff -- The organizing and financing of innovative companies in the evolution of the U.S. automobile industry / Steven Klepper -- Why did finance capitalism and the Second Industrial Revolution arise in the 1890s? / Larry Neal, Lance E. Davis -- Funding new industries : a historical perspective on the financing role of the U.S. stock market in the twentieth century / Mary A. O'Sullivan -- Stock market swings and the value of innovation, 1908-1929 / Tom Nicholas -- Financing fiber : Corning's invasion of the telecommunications market / Margaret B.W. Graham -- The federal role in financing major innovations : information technology during the postwar period / Kira R. Fabrizio, David C. Mowery -- Learning the hard way : IBM and the sources of innovation in early computing / Steven W. Usselman -- Trading knowledge : an exploration of patent protection and other determinants of market transactions in technology and R & D / Ashish Arora, Marco Ceccagnoli, Wesley M. Cohen -- The governance of new firms : a functional perspective / Josh Lerner -- Real effects of knowledge capital on going public and market valuation / Michael R. Darby, Lynne G. Zucker.

Leading economists and economic historians offer case studies and theoretical perspectives that fill a longstanding gap in the existing literature on technology-driven industrial development, discussing the interaction of finance and technological innovat.

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