TITLE

ICTs and Economic Growth in Developing Countries

PUB. DATE
October 2004
SOURCE
DAC Journal;2004, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This report reviews recent OECD research on the impact of ICTs in the OECD countries and asks whether similar impacts can be expected in the different circumstances of the developing world. It considers the relationship between these findings, the "digital divide" and the wider aim of development policy - the reduction of poverty - and sets out a number of recommendations for developing countries and international agencies. INSETS: Box 1. The productivity paradox -- has it been solved?;Box 2. Network externalities;Box 3. The Benefits of ICT are not immediate;Box 4. The "Digital Divide"
ACCESSION #
16850226

 

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