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- DocumentUniversity of Liberal Arts, Bangladesh, 2016Electronic 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.DocumentBanco Interamericano de Desarrollo / Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), 2012Broadband 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.DocumentWorld Economic Forum, 2015This 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.Document
ICT as a Source of Economic Growth in the Information Age: Empirical Evidence from the 1996-2005 PeriodSocial Science Research Network, 2014This paper examines the hypothesis that ICT penetration has positive effects on economic growth.DocumentInternational Labour Review, ILO, 2001the 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.Document2012In this paper I attempt to answer a relatively straightforward question: does broadband Internet access spur economic growth?DocumentWorld Bank, 2009This 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.Document2014This 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.Document2008Access 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.DocumentWorld Bank, 2015This 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.