Searching with a thematic focus on Digital development, Digital impact on economies, Digital - economic growth

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    E - Commerce in Bangladesh

    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 gaining acceptance, particularly since the dot-com boom and bust in the 90s.
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    Socioeconomic Impact of Broadband in Latin American and Caribbean Countries

    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 adoption of mobile technology, a major goal for governments is to universalize access to and usage of broadband.
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    ICTs, Income Inequality, and Ensuring Inclusive Growth

    World Economic Forum, 2015
    This chapter reviews the impact of ICTs on income, economic growth, and poverty alleviation. It first reviews trends in income inequality and presents the paradox of the impact of ICTs on global income inequality and within-country inequality.
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    ICT as a Source of Economic Growth in the Information Age: Empirical Evidence from the 1996-2005 Period

    Social Science Research Network, 2014
    This paper examines the hypothesis that ICT penetration has positive effects on economic growth.
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    ICTs and the Possibilities for Leapfrogging by Developing Countries

    International Labour Review, ILO, 2001
    the development strategy of “leapfrogging,” i.e. bypassing some of the processes of accumulation of human capabilities and fixed investment in order to narrow the gaps in productivity and output that separate industrialized and devel- oping countries.
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    Does broadband Internet access actually spur economic growth?

    In this paper I attempt to answer a relatively straightforward question: does broadband Internet access spur economic growth?
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    Economic Impacts of Broadband

    World Bank, 2009
    This chapter has three sections. The first reviews the literature on the economic impacts of broadband—by enhancing the knowledge, skills, and networks of individuals; raising private sector productivity; and increasing community competitiveness.
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    ICT and Economic Growth - Comparing Developing, Emerging and Developed Countries

    This paper analyzes the impact of information and communication technologies (ICT) on economic growth in developing, emerging and developed countries. It is based on a sample of 59 countries for the period 1995 to 2010. Various panel data regressions confirm the positive relationship between ICT capital and GDP growth.
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    Mobile Phones and Poverty Alleviation: A Survey Study in Rural Tanzania

    Access to telecommunication has been cited as a factor for economic development. As such it is expected that mobile phones would increase growth, alleviate poverty and overcome the perceived digital divide.
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    Exploring the Relationship Between Broadband and Economic Growth

    World Bank, 2015
    This paper first looks at different studies on the economic impact of broadband illustrating the range of models and data that have been used. It then examines some of the issues that complicate the task of gauging how broadband impacts the economy. The paper concludes with a summary of the key results and suggestions for moving forward.