Ewa, Lechman (2009): Development divide vs digital divide – cross country study. Published in: Growth and innovation – selected issues, Gdańsk 2009 (October 2009)
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The paper presents most recent estimates on the field of cross national digital gaps, in terms of application new information and communication technologies. The author proposes a way of measurement of the digital gaps among countries. The methodology is mainly based on the taxonomy principles, using the notion of the n-dimension metrics. Additionally, there are some dynamics of ICTs usage and implementation calculated. The digital gaps the authors analyzes in comparisons to the overall level of economic development. The statistical relationship between the two – digital gaps and economic development, is found. All data used in the analysis, are drawn from the International Telecommunication Union and United Nations datasets.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Development divide vs digital divide – cross country study|
|English Title:||Development divide vs digital divide – cross country study|
|Keywords:||Economic development, economic divide, digital divide, digital gaps, ICTs|
|Subjects:||O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development > O11 - Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development
O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O5 - Economywide Country Studies > O57 - Comparative Studies of Countries
O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O3 - Technological Change; Research and Development; Intellectual Property Rights > O33 - Technological Change: Choices and Consequences; Diffusion Processes
|Depositing User:||Ewa Lechman|
|Date Deposited:||31. Mar 2012 14:27|
|Last Modified:||13. Feb 2013 07:04|
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