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Information Technologies and International Development: Conceptual Clarity in the Search for Commonality and Diversity


  • Catherine L. Mann

    (10500 Birnham Road Great Falls, VA 22066, Institute for International Economics, 1750 Massachusetts Avenue NW Washington, DC 20036,)


Good public policy and good analysis (and even good journals) should begin with good clear definitions of their core concepts and terms, and if possible, the relationships among them. For the launch of Information Technologies and International Development, terms such as information technologies and international development are no exception-we need to define each one carefully and to explore the relations among them. (c) 2004 Massachusetts Institute of Technology Information Technologies and International Development.

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  • Catherine L. Mann, 2003. "Information Technologies and International Development: Conceptual Clarity in the Search for Commonality and Diversity," Information Technologies and International Development, MIT Press, vol. 1(2), pages 67-79, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:tpr:itintd:v:1:y:2003:i:2:p:67-79

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