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Downloadable! The present chapter provides a historical reappraisal of labor-saving technologies. It reviews and systematizes theoretical contributions and empirical findings documenting the presence of labor- and time-saving heuristics in innovative efforts back since the First Industrial Revolution. More in detail, with the help of various patent analyses, the chapter documents the …


Rising labour costs and declining terms of trade for rice farmers on Java during the 1980s have encouraged the adoption of labour-saving technologies. This paper uses extensive field survey evidence to illustrate current patterns of labour-displacing technological change in the Javanese rice economy. It presents the recent introduction of pre-emergence herbicides as a


Data, research and country reviews on innovation including innovation in science and technology, research and knowledge management, public sector innovation and e-government., This paper exploits natural language processing techniques to detect explicit labour-saving goals in inventive efforts in robotics and assess their relevance for different occupational profiles and …


Labor‐saving technologies played a fundamental role historically in the structural transformation of agrarian economies. We focus on an emerging labor‐saving trend in Ghana, use of motorized tricycles (MTs), which provide an affordable alternative to manually transferring crops from plots to homestead.


Upon its launch ten years ago, Germany's Industry 4.0 program promised a fourth industrial revolution changing the way we work. Yet for all the talk of novelty, it followed age-old capitalist imperatives: using labor-saving technology not to lessen our workload but subject us to even tighter workplace discipline.


Data and research on e-commerce including measuring the information economy, internet economy outlook, open internet, openness, key ICT indicators, digital economy policy papers., This paper exploits natural language processing techniques to detect explicit labour-saving goals in inventive efforts in robotics and assess their relevance for different …


The highest priority for companies in the short term is to identify and implement technologies that support more efficient order fulfillment. This includes applying labor-saving technologies to high-volume e-commerce order picking …


through labour-saving technologies as one out of five objectives of the FAO Gender Equality Policy. As for national policy and strategy development, FAO fosters policy dialogue by promoting exchanges amongst relevant stakeholders, by strengthening the capacities of policy makers to analyse labour and technology-related data (sex-disaggregated) and


labour-saving technologies are explored based on a case study of the Philippines. Modern rice varieties have been most rapidly and widely adopted in this country. In 1970, within 5 years of its introduction, nearly 50 per cent of rice crop area had already been planted with MVs.


Influence of Labour Saving in Uptake of Improved Forage Technologies by Smallholder Farmers in South Central Vietnam November 2014 Conference: 16th AAAP Congress, Jogjakarta, Indonesia, November ...


Abstract. The present chapter provides a historical reappraisal of labor-saving technologies. It reviews and systematizes theoretical contributions and empirical findings documenting the presence of labor- and time-saving heuristics in innovative efforts back since the First Industrial Revolution.


However, beyond the workplace and personal comforts tech is usually used for, there are certain businesses out there that realized something. All this great, helpful technology should be used (via apps and such) to really help people when emergencies strike. Let's take a look at some of those life-saving apps and technologies. 1. Home ...


Labour saving technologies and practices for farming and household activities in eastern and southern Africa: labour constraints and the impact of HIV/AIDS on rural livelihoods in Bondo and Busia districts, western Kenya [2003] Bishop-Sambrook, C.; FAO, Rome (Italy).


Facing enduring labor shortages, West Africans have long adopted labor-saving technologies. Using data from a study of 108 households in 2016–18 in Manantali, Mali, this article looks at the availability, adoption, uses, and outcomes of common labor-saving technologies in agriculture, domestic provision, transport, and telecommunications.


Labour-Saving Technologies in the Asia-Pacific Region: Opportunities and Challenges to Empower Rural Women Asia-Pacific Policy Dialogue on "Women's economic empowerment in the changing world of work" 23 -24 February 2017, Bangkok, Thailand . …


$begingroup$ I guess this doesn't have that much to do with the technology itself, but rather whether the firm wants to increase output in proportion to the increase in productivity or not. If it doesn't then people will lose their jobs (labour saving technology). If the firm is happy with the increase in output, people can keep their jobs (labour augmenting technology).


Downloadable! Labor‐saving technologies played a fundamental role historically in the structural transformation of agrarian economies. We focus on an emerging labor‐saving trend in Ghana, use of motorized tricycles (MTs), which provide an affordable alternative to manually transferring crops from plots to homestead. A household survey collected in 2017 in northern Ghana is used to …


Labour-saving technologies and employment levels OECD Science, Technology and Industry Policy Papers The OECD Directorate for Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) develops evidence-based policy advice on the contribution of science, technology and industry to well-being and economic growth.


herbicides are known to be labor saving (Lawrence and Dijkman 1997), the relative high costs limit their use. Herbicides cost around U.S. $22 ha 1 season 1. Efficient, affordable and labor-saving weed management technologies are a necessity for rice farmers in Africa (Rodenburg and Johnson, 2009). One such labor-saving option for lowland rice is


Abstract. In this study, we systematically review the literature on adoption factors and impacts of labor-saving technologies (LSTs) by smallholder and women farmers in developing countries. 85 articles are included in the review after meeting strict selection criteria through a search across several electronic platforms.


Rage against the Machines: Labor-Saving Technology and Unrest in Industrializing England by Bruno Caprettini and Hans-Joachim Voth. Published in volume 2, issue 3, pages 305-20 of American Economic Review: Insights, September 2020, Abstract: Can new technology cause social instability and unrest? We...


Labor-saving technologies in agriculture have been fundamental to the advancement of the agricultural industry, and in general, the economies of nations. This article presents a review of several economic theories that form the basis of the economics of labor-saving technologies, including the theory of induced innovation and subsequent theories …


Rising labour costs and declining terms of trade for rice farmers on Java during the 1980s have encouraged the adoption of labour-saving technologies. This paper uses extensive field survey evidence to illustrate current patterns of labour-displacing technological change in the Javanese rice economy.


In this study, we systematically review the literature on adoption factors and impacts of labor-saving technologies (LSTs) by smallholder and women farmers in developing countries. 85 articles are included in the review after meeting strict selection criteria through a search across several electronic platforms.


The present chapter provides a historical reappraisal of labor-saving technologies. It reviews and systematizes theoretical contributions and empirical findings documenting the presence of labor- and time-saving heuristics in innovative efforts back since the …


of labor-saving technologies in the US South before the introduction of the cotton machine harvester (Whatley 1985, Alston & Ferrie 1993, Heinicke & Grove 2008). The development of labor-saving technologies has not been consistent across agricultural in-dustries. Labor-saving machinery adoption and diffusion were successful for most annual crops


Drum seeder –A labour saving technology Plate 1 : Pre-germinated paddy seeds sown by dum seeder Plate 2 : Paddy crop after 20 days cost of the unit was Rs. 4200/-. Advantages are