El Conocimiento, Propulsor de los Ciclos Largos de Kondratieff y sus Efectos en la Configuración Mundial


  • Luis Roberto Vega González Centro de Ciencias Aplicadas y desarrollo Tecnológico UNAM
  • Roberto Misael Vega-Salinas Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México Facultad de Ciencias Políticas y Sociales




Ciclos Kondratieff, sistema mundial, conocimiento.


This work objective is to develop a simple media to visualize the world system evolution based in the knowledge advance. To achieve this, we pose that knowledge has been precursor of technology and therefore of the social evolution and the conformation of the world system during the major part of history. The employed methodology was the revision of the great global representative phenomena of the international politics through the use of the Kondratieff theory of long cycles and following the Modelski & Thompson (1996) proposal of the existence of at least twenty

Kondratieff waves (K-1 to K20) traceable. Using these theoretical elements in the global context, in conjunction with a model proposed for the causal relationships of the most representative variables of the phenomena, we obtained condensed graphics that allow the easy visualization of the evolution of the world system.


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Author Biography

Luis Roberto Vega González, Centro de Ciencias Aplicadas y desarrollo Tecnológico UNAM

Coordinador de Vinculación y Gestión Tecnológica Coordinador


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How to Cite

González, L. R. V., & Vega-Salinas, R. M. (2013). El Conocimiento, Propulsor de los Ciclos Largos de Kondratieff y sus Efectos en la Configuración Mundial. Journal of Technology Management & Innovation, 8(4), 116–128. https://doi.org/10.4067/S0718-27242013000500011



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