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E - Commerce in Bangladesh
A.S. Ishtiaque; A. Sarwar / University of Liberal Arts, Bangladesh 2016
Electronic commerce or e-commerce, as it is more popularly referred to, is defined as any form of trade or exchange of goods, services and information using electronic means. Globally, the application of e-commerce has been rapidly ga...
ICT for development working paper series 2013
Bangladesh Institute of ICT in Development 2013
This issue of the Working Paper Series on ICT for DevelopmentF seven articles that deal with ICT for Development in the fields of agriculture and commerce. Titles include: Use of Information and Communication Technologi...
The financial system we need: aligning the financial system with sustainable development – UNEP Inquiry
M. Agha / UNEP Finance Initiative 2015
This is the final report of the UNEP Inquiry. It argues that there is now a historic opportunity to shape a financial system that can more effectively finance the development of an inclusive, green economy. This opportunity is based o...
Feminist Africa e-spaces:e-politics
A. Mama (ed) / African Gender Institute, South Africa 2013
Feminist Africa (FA) is a continental gender studies journal that provides a platform for intellectual and activist research, dialogue and strategy. Currently based in Cape Town, South Africa, FA is guided by a profound commitment to ...
World Telecommunication Development Report: Reinventing Telecom
International Telecommunication Union 2002
The sixth edition of the ITU’s World Telecommunication Development Report, specially prepared for the World Telecommunication Development Conference taking place in Istanbul, Turkey in March 2002, examines how the challenges to ...
Services: today's most prolific industry
G.O. Pasadilla / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2005
If agriculture has historically been the engine of economic growth of the Philippines, it looks like a new engine is driving it these days—services. Services is where the real growth is actually coming as this issue’s bann...
E-commerce in the Philippines: a preliminary stocktaking
G.O. Pasadilla; A. Lacson / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2006
With the rapid advancement in information and communication technology (ICT) and the equally rapid spread of the Internet, a new system has emerged to revolutionize international trade and business--e-commerce. E-commerce has definite...
Making digital dividends inclusive
Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2016
The Philippines, with its new economic growth trajectory, requires reliable, accessible, and affordable infrastructure in information and communications technology (ICT). To maximize digital dividends or the development effects of the...
The ‘other’ faces of digital exclusion ICT- gender divides in the broader community
N. Torenli / SAGE 2006
The aim of this article is to evaluate digital exclusion from the perspective of women in disadvantaged areas of society; these women are ‘information poor’ because of the disabling effects of their income levels, socioeco...
Socioeconomic Impact of Broadband in Latin American and Caribbean Countries
A. G. Zaballos; R Lopez-rivas / Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo / Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) 2012
Broadband plays a key role in society, impacting GDP, productivity, and employment. In the Latin American and Caribbean region, which is characterized by low broadband penetration costly Internet connection, low usage, and sporadic ad...
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