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Chapter 3 Self Test

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   Bill Gates      centralized economy      Charles Babbage      effective demand      incremental change      market economy      military      Research and development      scaling up   

1. The transition from successful research to large-scale production is known as .
2. Characteristics of a include financial incentives and competition.
3. An example of a noneconomic source of technological progress is the .
4. can be descrbied as the process of making a technology work.
5. Technological change that is the result of the learning process as technology is actually used is usually .
6. The prototype for the modern computer was built by .
7. is the entrepreneur whose efforts helped lead to the breakthrough innovation of the personal computer.
8. Characteristics of a include the planning of production goals and quotas.
9. The demand for a product along with the ability to pay for it is known as .