Ewa, Lechman (2009): Technological progress and its contribution to economic development. Published in: Growth and innovation - selected issues (2009)
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The semi-empirical papers discusses main issues concerning role of new Information and Communication Technologies in fostering economic development worldwide. The author identifies some crucial aspects of the ICTs adoption in developing, as well in developed, countries. To assess the hypothetical role of ICTs in development, there are 3 summary indices applied - TAI, DAI and DOI. In the paper the potencial strength of the ICTs on the level of development is estimated.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Technological progress and its contribution to economic development|
|English Title:||Technological progress and its contribution to economic development|
|Keywords:||ICTs, technology, economic development|
|Subjects:||O - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development > O11 - Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development
O - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth > O3 - Innovation ; Research and Development ; Technological Change ; Intellectual Property Rights > O33 - Technological Change: Choices and Consequences ; Diffusion Processes
|Depositing User:||Ewa Lechman|
|Date Deposited:||23. Mar 2012 13:47|
|Last Modified:||07. Apr 2015 23:23|
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