IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/a/rom/mancon/v8y2014i1p763-771.html
   My bibliography  Save this article

Evaluating The Information Society In Romania

Author

Listed:
  • Alexandru-Emil POPA
  • Daniel URITU

Abstract

The Information Society involves intensive the use of information in all areas of activity and has significant social and economic impact. This study aims to measure the information society in Romania and to compare the results with those registered by the other 28 member states. In order to measure the information society in Romania three methods will be applied: first of all we will measure the influence of information and communication technologies (ICT) on GDP, afterwards we will use the indicators from the ICT Development Index (IDI) to compare the results registered in Romania with the average registered in the European Union and in the end we will present the cost and affordability of ICT services using ICT Pricebasket. Even though Romania registered some improvements and followed the EU trend we are still far below the European average being almost in the last place at all indicators investigated. In order to earn a better place, Romania should implement a series of policies, following the directions proposed by the European Commission in 2010.

Suggested Citation

  • Alexandru-Emil POPA & Daniel URITU, 2014. "Evaluating The Information Society In Romania," Proceedings of the INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE, Faculty of Management, Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania, vol. 8(1), pages 763-771, November.
  • Handle: RePEc:rom:mancon:v:8:y:2014:i:1:p:763-771
    as

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL: http://conference.management.ase.ro/archives/2014/pdf/75.pdf
    Download Restriction: no

    References listed on IDEAS

    as
    1. ., 2014. "Family background and children's education," Chapters,in: Vanity Economics, chapter 22, pages 205-211 Edward Elgar Publishing.
    2. Oecd, 2014. "How Innovative is the Education Sector?," Education Indicators in Focus 24, OECD Publishing.
    3. Oecd, 2014. "Does Homework Perpetuate Inequities in Education?," PISA in Focus 46, OECD Publishing.
    4. Oecd, 2014. "Does Pre-primary Education Reach Those Who Need it Most?," PISA in Focus 40, OECD Publishing.
    5. Oecd, 2014. "What Are the Earnings Advantages from Education?," Education Indicators in Focus 27, OECD Publishing.
    Full references (including those not matched with items on IDEAS)

    Citations

    Citations are extracted by the CitEc Project, subscribe to its RSS feed for this item.
    as


    Cited by:

    1. Paul Bogdan Zamfir, 2016. "Reflections On The Implementation Of Information Society In Romania," Annals - Economy Series, Constantin Brancusi University, Faculty of Economics, vol. 3, pages 272-276, June.

    More about this item

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:rom:mancon:v:8:y:2014:i:1:p:763-771. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Ciocoiu Nadia Carmen). General contact details of provider: http://edirc.repec.org/data/mnasero.html .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    If CitEc recognized a reference but did not link an item in RePEc to it, you can help with this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.