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General Purpose Technology

General purpose technologies (GPT) are characterized by pervasiveness, innovation spawning, and scope for improvement. They play the role of enabling technologies, thereby opening up new opportunities rather than offering complete, final solutions. Their emergence affects firms' ...

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