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Information Technology and Economic Performance: A Global Analysis

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  • Surfield, Christopher J.

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We statistically evaluate the impact that technology has on economic performance. We find that technologies such as the computer increase the productivity of an economy’s labor force and increase the per capita GDP. We find it is developing, not industrialized, economies that most benefit from information technology.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 14009.

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Date of creation: Mar 2008
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Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:14009

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Keywords: Information Technology; GDP; Employment;

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  1. Boyan Jovanovic, 2000. "Growth Theory," NBER Working Papers 7468, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Jeffrey M. Wooldridge, 2001. "Econometric Analysis of Cross Section and Panel Data," MIT Press Books, The MIT Press, edition 1, volume 1, number 0262232197, December.
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