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Популисты и производительность

НЬЮ-ЙОРК – С тех пор как в 2008 году разразился мировой финансовый кризис, рост производительности в развитых странах – США, Европе и Японии – серьёзно замедлился не только в абсолютных показателях, но и сравнительно с предыдущими десятилетиями. Однако это явление противоречит доминирующему в Силиконовой долине и других мировых технологических центрах мнению, будто мы вступаем в новую золотую эру инноваций, которая позволит радикально повысить темпы роста производительности, улучшит качество нашей жизни и усовершенствует методы работы. Почему же мы до сих пор не видим этих улучшений, и что произойдёт, если они так и не появятся?

Прорывные инновации наблюдаются, по меньшей мере, в шести областях:

·       ET (energy technologies) – технологии в энергетике, в том числе новые формы ископаемого топлива, например, сланцевый газ, сланцевая нефть, а также альтернативные источники энергии, в том числе энергия солнца и ветра, чистые технологии, умные сети электроснабжения.

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