The five papers presented in this section may be divided into three groups: the first three which deal with the rate of technological advance in the United States, Western Europe, and the Socialist countries of Eastern Europe; the paper by Professor Sumiya which presents the special case of Japan, tracing its technological development during the post-war years to the present; and Professor Hoselitz’s discussion of the influence of cultural and social factors on the introduction of modern technology in developing economies.


Technological Advance Technological Change Technological Progress Socialist Country Occupational Structure 
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© International Institute for Labour Studies 1966

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jack Stieber
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  1. 1.Director, School of Labor and Industrial Relations, and Professor of EconomicsMichigan State UniversityUSA

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