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The economics of new technology in developing countries

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Published by Pinter in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Technology -- Social aspects -- Underdeveloped areas.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Frances Stewart, Jeffrey James.
    ContributionsStewart, Frances., James, Jeffrey.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsT14.5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination282p. ;
    Number of Pages282
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16516207M
    ISBN 100861872169

    With member countries, staff from more than countries, and offices in over locations, the World Bank Group is a unique global partnership: five institutions working for sustainable solutions that reduce poverty and build shared prosperity in developing countries. CHAPTER 53 Health Economics for Low-Income Countries Germano Mwabu CHAPTER 54 Health over the Life Course John Strauss and Duncan Thomas CHAPTER 55 Schooling in Developing Countries: The Roles of Supply, Demand and Government Policy Peter F. Orazem and Elizabeth M. King CHAPTER 56 The Impact of Child Health and Nutrition on Education in Less.

      Mobile technology offers extensive help on various forms of social and economic development. Technological innovation and Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) represent a way for developing world nations to foster economic development, improve levels of education and training, as well as address gender issues within society.   Many developing countries are characterised by high levels of inequality within their populations. Elites within these countries will be more likely to make use of AI and other new Author: Ralph Hamann.

    Technology and Taxation in Developing Countries: From Hand to Mouse to collect revenue.6 Policymakers need to consider the impact of changes in technology on both the design of specifi c taxes and the relative use of different tax instruments in raising revenue. We begin by examining how technol-ogy may be used to improve tax admin-istration. Leapfrogging is a concept used in many domains of the economics and business fields, and was originally developed in the area of industrial organization and economic growth. The main idea behind the concept of leapfrogging is that small and incremental innovations lead the dominant firm to stay ahead. However, sometimes, radical innovations will permit to new firms to leapfrog the ancient and.


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This book is the outcome of a Development Studies Association Workshop on Technology that we convened in Queen Elizabeth House in March In the s and s most research on technology in poor countries was directed at the question of the labour or capital intensity of production technique (sometimes described as the 'neo-classical' question).Format: Hardcover.

Economics of New Technology in Developing Countries Hardcover See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ — $ Hardcover $ 2 Used from $ 1 Collectible from $ Format: Hardcover.

Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Economics of new technology in developing countries. London: F. Pinter ; Boulder, Colo. Request PDF | OnJeffrey James and others published The Economics of New Technology in Developing Countries,Pinter | Find, read and cite all.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Economics of new technology in developing countries. London: Frances Pinter (Pub.) ; Boulder Colo.: Westview Press,   The new tech will cause mfc product becoming over supply then impact price to decrease.

If both commodity & mfc price decreasing then global growth under high pressure and the developing economies facing high uncertainty.

A new reply to this comment has been posted. Max Mikheev Oct 9, It is clear that uneducated and unskilled people have. Developing countries have experienced an unprecedented level of technological advancement in the past 15 years, propelled by increased foreign trade and investments in human capital.

In fact, technological achievement in low- and middle-income nations has increased more rapidly than in high-income countries. The adoption of technology by developing countries has had profound effects on their economies, such as reducing the national costs of production, establishing standards for quality, and allowing individuals to communication from a distance.

Unfortunately, the current process remains one of adaptation, rather than innovation. ADVERTISEMENTS: A choice between alternative techniques of production is a major problem in the planning for developing countries.

This is because a particular choice of technique of production affects not only the magnitude of employment but also the rate of economic growth. Several alternative techniques of production are available to produce a commodity and these [ ]. Technology and economic development: A literature review.

Recent experiences in many of the developing countries have shown that to effectively use technology as a strategic variable for. For developing countries, access to technology can have many benefits — one such improvement being the boost of a nation’s economy. Other ways that technology is helping economies in developing countries include reducing the costs of production, encouraging the growth of new business and advancing communication.

Information Technology as a Factor of Economic Development: Evidence from Developed and Developing Countries. Economics of Innovation and New Technology: Vol. 16, No. 3, pp. Cited by: The technology can be regarded as primary source in economic development and the various technological changes contribute significantly in the development of underdeveloped countries.

Technological advancement and economic growth are truly related to each other. The level of technology is also an important determinant of economic growth.

Information Technology and Development: A New Paradigm for Delivering the Internet to Rural Areas in Developing Countries (Routledge Studies in Development Economics, 39) | Jeffrey James | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. For the technology producing countries, technology brings economic and military superiority to other countries.

Thus countries with superior technology may exert pressure to the other countries. The speed of the technological development causes economic uncertainty and difficulties in Cited by: This booklet was written by Kavita Watsa and designed and desktopped by Roula Yazigi of the World Bank’s Development Economics Vice Presidency, under the supervision of Andrew Burns, Lead Economist in the DEC Prospects Group and lead author of Global Economic Prospects Technology Diffusion in the Developing Size: 1MB.

29 Technology, globalization, and international competitiveness: Challenges for developing countries Carl Dahlman* 1. Introduction This paper traces the role of technology in economic growth and.

The role of multinational companies as an agent of technology transfer for economic development of less developed countries is potential and very important (Bruce Peters, ). FOR MNCS: Keeping aside few instances that have taken place and the points noted against the multinational companies in less developing countries.

Information Technology and Economic Development collects defining research on the impact information technology (IT) has on fields such as politics, education, sociology, and commerce, with a unifying focus on the benefits of IT for developing countries, which have not been clearly defined.

By comprehensively treating the challenges and. With planning and developing infrastructure technology in the Third World countries can have sustainable economic growth.

Continuously improving the infrastructure in those countries will also achieve sustainable development in different fields such as schools, factories, and roads, not only in technology (Ng’ang’a, ). This study examines whether, and to what extent, information and communication technology (ICT) has helped to improve economic growth.

We adopt the traditional growth model as a framework to estimate contributions of labor, ICT, and non-ICT capital to economic growth in developed and developing countries. The estimates of the growth model by using time-series cross-country Cited by: Technology and developing countries by developed countries may not adopt product.

Major markets of advanced industrial countries, high income, ample capital resources, supported by good management and technical skills are the least developed countries. At a time of slowed growth and continued volatility, many countries are looking for policies that will stimulate growth and create new jobs.

Information communications technology (ICT) is not only one of the fastest growing industries – directly creating millions of jobs – but it is also an important enabler of innovation and development. The number of mobile subscriptions ( billion.