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The Impact of Investment in IT on Economic Performance: Implications for Developing Countries

  • Indjikian, Rouben
  • Siegel, Donald S.

This paper reviews quantitative and qualitative evidence on the impact of IT on economic performance in developed and developing countries. Two strands of this literature are considered: the IT-productivity connection and the effects of IT on labor composition and the work environment. Policy implications for developing countries are considered.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal World Development.

Volume (Year): 33 (2005)
Issue (Month): 5 (May)
Pages: 681-700

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