According to Christopher Freeman technological revolutions play a key role in capitalist development. In this article, we ask to what extent more recent developments are consistent with the perspective advanced by Freeman. We focus on two issues in particular, the climate challenge and what has been dubbed "A Fourth Industrial Revolution" that is, advances in artificial intelligence and the proliferation of the internet of things.
- o33 - "Technological Change: Choices and Consequences; Diffusion Processes"
- o43 - Institutions and Growth
- o44 - Environment and Growth