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The Contribution of Information Technology to the Rapid Economic Growth of Singapore

POH KAM WONG

in Information Technology, Productivity, and Economic Growth: International Evidence and Implications for Economic Development

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199243983
eISBN:
9780191697319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243983.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Singapore has undergone a great deal of economic growth since it gained political independence in 1959, and this is made evident through their 8.4% per annum real GDP growth, and how the country's ... More


The Economic Impact of Information and Communication Technology in Korea

KUK-HWAN JEONG, JEONG HUN OH, and ILSOON SHIN

in Information Technology, Productivity, and Economic Growth: International Evidence and Implications for Economic Development

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199243983
eISBN:
9780191697319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243983.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In line with how our society is undergoing a transition towards a more information and knowledged-based society, questions have been raised regarding the contributions of investing on information and ... More


Europe at the Crossroads: The Challenge from Innovation‐Based Growth

Jan Fagerberg

in The Globalizing Learning Economy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199258178
eISBN:
9780191595868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258171.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Europe's performance relative to the USA and countries in Asia is a topic that greatly preoccupies policy makers who are concerned that the European Union (EU) is losing ground compared with other, ... More


The Learning Economy and International Inequality

Chris Freeman

in The Globalizing Learning Economy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199258178
eISBN:
9780191595868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258171.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter argues that the phenomenon of international equality and the related problem of inequality within countries may best be understood in the light of a systematic theory of technical change ... More


External Capabilities *

James E. Foster and Christopher Handy

in Arguments for a Better World: Essays in Honor of Amartya Sen: Volume I: Ethics, Welfare, and Measurement

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199239115
eISBN:
9780191716935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239115.003.0020
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The capability approach of Amartya Sen evaluates well-being in terms of an individual's achievements and abilities to function. The traditional view of capabilities is that they are discernable as ... More


Prospects for Information and Communications Technology-Enabled Services in Kenya: The Case of the Mobile Money Transfer Industry

Dianah Ngui and Peter Kimuyu

in Industries without Smokestacks: Industrialization in Africa Reconsidered

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198821885
eISBN:
9780191861017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821885.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Kenya is the largest economy in East Africa. It is also the most diversified when the ratio of agriculture to other sectors is compared. Services form a small but fast-growing sector; however, ... More


Information and Communication Technology

Heidi Kaila

in Growth, Structural Transformation, and Rural Change in Viet Nam: A Rising Dragon on the Move

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198796961
eISBN:
9780191838613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198796961.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The emergence and development of the information and communication sector has been rapid in rural Viet Nam over 2006–14, and a true information and communication technology (ICT) revolution has taken ... More


Algorithms and the Changing Frontier

Hezekiah Agwara, Philip Auerswald, and Brian Higginbotham

in The Changing Frontier: Rethinking Science and Innovation Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226286723
eISBN:
9780226286860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226286860.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The notion of the “frontier” has changed from being a geographical one, to one that delineates the pursuit and production of scientific knowledge. We first summarize the dominant interpretations of ... More


Economic Value Creation in Mobile Applications

Timothy F. Bresnahan, Jason P. Davis, and Pai-Ling Yin

in The Changing Frontier: Rethinking Science and Innovation Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226286723
eISBN:
9780226286860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226286860.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

New mobile development platforms are a 21st-century growth pole. By successfully recombining existing information technologies with new innovations, they have spurred a positive feedback loop of ... More


Net Neutrality

Rohit Prasad and V. Sridhar

in The Dynamics of Spectrum Management: Legacy, Technology, and Economics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198099789
eISBN:
9780199083060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099789.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter is devoted to economics of congestion and resultant outcomes. The increasing demand for bandwidth due to innovations by Content and Application Providers (CAPs) and the continuing ... More


Prospective Growth Impacts of Export Services

Richard M. Auty and Haydn I. Furlonge

in The Rent Curse: Natural Resources, Policy Choice, and Economic Development

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198828860
eISBN:
9780191867330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828860.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Since the 1980s, sophisticated export services in India have outpaced manufacturing in driving rapid growth of the economy and labour productivity. Prior to this, India repressed its emerging ... More


Health Benefits from Energy Access in LMICs: Mechanisms, Impacts, and Policy Opportunities

Nigel Bruce and Chen Ding

in Energy Poverty: Global Challenges and Local Solutions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199682362
eISBN:
9780191762925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682362.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Almost 3 billion people still rely on solid fuels for cooking and heating, more than a billion have no electricity, and health, education, and other local services also frequently lack electrical ... More


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