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Factors Influencing ICT Development in BRICS Countries

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  • Surender Kumar

    (Jaipuria Institute of Management, Noida, India)

  • Durgansh Sharma

    (Jaipuria Institute of Management, Noida, India)

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The hasty development of information and communication technologies (ICTs) has overwhelmingly altered many aspects of life and societies all around the globe. High-quality information and communication technology (ICT) infrastructure is essential for developing countries to match the pace of economic growth. This can be achieved only with sophisticated infrastructure. Enormous competitive pressure on businesses across the world has made Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) one of the main drivers of economic growth. This paper studies a select set of economic factors and their respective impacts on ICT development in five leading emerging economies known as BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa). The authors' findings demonstrate that in addition to deregulation, existing conditions (socioeconomic factors) must also be considered. They conclude by avowing that policy makers can more easily realize economic development via ICTs if they consider these conditions while cultivating their technology strategies.

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  • Surender Kumar & Durgansh Sharma, 2015. "Factors Influencing ICT Development in BRICS Countries," International Journal of Social and Organizational Dynamics in IT (IJSODIT), IGI Global, vol. 4(2), pages 30-40, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:igg:jsodit:v:4:y:2015:i:2:p:30-40
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