Title: The economics of knowledge

Authors: M. Narasimham

Addresses: Administrative Staff College of India, Bella Vista, Hyderabad, India

Abstract: The knowledge revolution is likely to have a profound impact on the well-being and welfare of human kind. The recognition of knowledge as a major factor in growth and development is a recent phenomenon. The management of knowledge within an enterprise is intimately linked to the management of scientific human resources in it. The two most prominent manifestations of the knowledge revolution were in the area of gene technology and information technology.

Keywords: economics; knowledge; infrastructure; R&D; intellectual assets.

DOI: 10.1504/IJITM.2003.003476

International Journal of Information Technology and Management, 2003 Vol.2 No.3, pp.226 - 236

Published online: 11 Sep 2003 *

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