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Les capacités d'usage des technologies de l'information et de la communication dans les économies émergentes

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  • Bertrand Bellon
  • Adel Ben Youssef
  • Hatem M’Henni

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This contribution to the study of the factors’ allocation modes of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) by firms of emerging economies gets over the dual approach concentrated on the lack of uses of equipment and on their consequences. Authors focus on the dynamics of use, as opposed to the dynamics of adoption. The main assumption of this contribution is that the differentials of competitiveness related to ICT are less dependant on the level of the investments than on the level of their use. This approach introduces notions like individual learning, cooperation dynamics, general purpose technologies, information and coordination levels.

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  • Bertrand Bellon & Adel Ben Youssef & Hatem M’Henni, 2007. "Les capacités d'usage des technologies de l'information et de la communication dans les économies émergentes," Revue Tiers-Monde, Armand Colin, vol. 0(4), pages 919-936.
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    1. Adel Ben Youssef & Hamida Ben Youssef & Mounir Dahmani, 2013. "Higher Education Teachers e-skills and the Innovation Process," Post-Print halshs-00937135, HAL.
    2. Ben Youssef, Adel & Dahmani, Mounir & Omrani, Nessrine, 2012. "Students' e-skills, organizational change and diversity of learning processs: Evidence from French universities in 2010," ZEW Discussion Papers 12-031, ZEW - Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung / Center for European Economic Research.
    3. Sabri Khayati & Samia Karoui Zouaou, 2013. "Perceived Usefulness and Use of Information Technology: the Moderating Influences of the Dependence of a Subcontractor towards His Contractor," Journal of Knowledge Management, Economics and Information Technology, ScientificPapers.org, vol. 3(6), pages 1-1, December.
    4. Adel Ben Youssef & David Castillo Merino & Walid Hadhri, 2012. "Determinants of Intra-firm Diffusion Process of ICT: Theoretical Sources and Empirical Evidence from Catalan Firms," Post-Print halshs-00937176, HAL.
    5. Adel Ben Youssef & Mounir Dahmani & Nessrine Omrani, 2013. "Information technologies, students'e-skills and diversity of learning process," Post-Print halshs-00937145, HAL.

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    Keywords

    Usage capacity; absorptive capacity; information and communication technologies; organizational innovation; general purpose technologies; economic development;

    JEL classification:

    • B21 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - History of Economic Thought since 1925 - - - Microeconomics
    • D20 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - General

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