Information and communication Technology and Poverty: An Asian Perspective
The emergence of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs), in particular the Internet, has generated new enthusiasms about the development prospects for poor economies. Many now think that new technologies can provide a faster route to better livelihoods and improved quality of life than the one afforded by the standard process of industrialization. The opposing view holds that the focus on ICTs will detract attention from the more fundamental task of addressing the basic problems of economic development
|Date of creation:||Jan 2001|
|Date of revision:||Jan 2001|
|Publication status:||Published in ADB Institute Research Paper 12.2001(2001): pp. 1-56|
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