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Title: Choices among technologies in the Nigerian textile and construction industries
Author: Usman, S.
Awarding Body: University of Birmingham
Current Institution: University of Birmingham
Date of Award: 1979
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Abstract:
Less-developed countries are believed to be plagued by employment problem and as technology can be operated upon to solve employment problem choice of "appropriate" technology is an important step toward solving the problem. As the countries have abundant stock of unskilled labour in relation to their capital stock it is believed that techniques that are unskilled labour-using are appropriate not only for the purpose of absorbing the surplus labour but also because business profitability would be enhanced by using more of the abundant and therefore cheaper factor.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Doctoral Thesis - University of Birmingham. Qualification Level: Doctoral
EThOS ID: uk.bl.ethos.475885  DOI: Not available
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