economy undergoes a transition from the production of goods to the provision of
2.Knowledge becomes a
valued form of capital (e.g., the knowledge produced through the Human Genome
3.Producing ideas is the main way
to grow the economy.
processes of globalization and automation, the value and importance to the
economy of blue-collar, unionized work, including manual labor (e.g.,
assembly-line work) decline, and those of professional workers (e.g.
scientists, creative-industry professionals, and IT professionals) grow in
value and prevalence.
sciences and technologies are developed and implemented. (e.g. behavioral
economics, information architecture, cybernetics, game theory and information