Matching Metric Shapes
Innovation in Economics: Missing Pieces
Matching Metric Shapes - Sums manufacturing innovation to reveal unique metric shapes that, when shifted, match current commercial R&D spending with the Innovation Metric. The onward effect on GDP is algebraic. This reveals long sought links and provides a global innovation explanation for the great productivity slowdown from the 1970s. The shift's direction - from past to present - or from present to future - introduces a predictive element to planning for economic growth whose national significance should not be overlooked.