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This book is the final report of the ECLAC-IDRC project Observatory for the Information Society in Latin American and the Caribbean (OSILAC), Third Phase”. OSILAC III is a cooperating project between the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and the Division of Production, Productivity and Management, ECLAC-UN, which aims at understanding the dynamics of the ICT evolution and revolution and producing evidence on its potential to support socio-economic development, particularly in developing countries. As such, microdata analysis drawn from National Household Surveys and National Innovation Surveys in Latin America were used in the framework of the project in the attempt to reach those objectives Both statistical information sources provide attractive potentialities in order to investigate not only determinants of innovation activities and technology diffusion, but also its economic impacts.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||ICT in Latin America: A Microdata Analysis|
|Keywords:||ICT, Innovation, Productivity|
|Subjects:||L - Industrial Organization > L8 - Industry Studies: Services > L86 - Information and Internet Services; Computer Software|
|Depositing User:||Sebastian Vergara|
|Date Deposited:||10. Nov 2011 00:00|
|Last Modified:||18. Feb 2013 19:41|
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