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Computers, productivity, and growth

Robert H. McGuckin

Computers, productivity, and growth

explaining the computer productivity paradox

by Robert H. McGuckin

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Published by Conference Board in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Computer integrated manufacturing systems,
    • Industrial productivity -- United States -- Automation,
    • Industrial productivity -- Technological innovations -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[Robert H. McGuckin, Kevin J. Stiroh].
      SeriesEconomic research report / Conference Board ;, 1213-98-RR, Conference Board report ;, no. 1213-98-RR.
      ContributionsStiroh, Kevin J., Conference Board.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTS155.6 .M35 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination6 p. :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3581409M
      ISBN 100823706621
      LC Control Number2002277656
      OCLC/WorldCa39119994

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