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Information Technology-Led Growth Policies: A Case Study of Tami-Nadu

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  • Bajpai, N.
  • Dokeniya, A.

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The paper argues that the extent to which the benefits of the 'nformation revolution' are actualized and the potential of IT is harnessed will depend on the success with which countries (and regional sub-divisions) are able to understand and incorporate into policy and initiatives these inter-linkages between various components of an IT strategy, as well as the specific impact of IT on economic growth and development. The Tamil Nadu government's IT strategy, although progressive and comprehensive, is deficient in its understanding of these inter-linkages, and needs to address them to ensure that a flourishing IT industry translates into regional development.

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  • Bajpai, N. & Dokeniya, A., 1999. "Information Technology-Led Growth Policies: A Case Study of Tami-Nadu," Papers 729, Harvard - Institute for International Development.
  • Handle: RePEc:fth:harvid:729
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    1. Mohit Dubey & Aarti Garg, 2014. "Contribution Of Information Technology And Growth Of Indian Economy," Working papers 2014-03-15, Voice of Research.

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    Keywords

    INFORMATION ; TECHNOLOGY ; ECONOMIC GROWTH;

    JEL classification:

    • L86 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Services - - - Information and Internet Services; Computer Software
    • O38 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Government Policy

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