Harnessing Information for Development. A proposal for a World Bank Group Strategy
AbstractExamines how the World Bank Group should harness the information revolution for its mission of poverty alleviation and sustainable economic development. The paper discusses the information revolution, its significance for economies and societies as a whole, the needs of and opportunities for developing countries, the responsibilities of governments, and what the World Bank Group can do to facilitate the flow of information.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by World Bank in its series World Bank - Discussion Papers with number 313.
Length: 40 pages
Date of creation: 1996
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TELECOMMUNICATION ; ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ; INFORMATION;
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- Jeremy Grace & Charles Kenny & Christine Zhen-Wei Qiang & Jia Liu & Taylor Reynolds, 2003. "Information and Communication Technologies and Broad-Based Development : A Partial Review of the Evidence," World Bank Publications, The World Bank, number 15053, August.
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