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Working Paper
Comparing the development of agricultural technology and information technology in rural Vietnam

This paper presents a descriptive analysis on the ownership of different types of technology—both agricultural machinery and information technology—within households in rural areas of Vietnam...

Agriculture Households Information technology
Blog
Institutions and Impact – Some Reflections on the UNU-WIDER Method

I have spent much of the last two years on behalf of UNU-WIDER engaged in thinking about these two issues, but only on this current trip to Toronto, to interview Professor Gerry Helleiner with my colleague Annett Victorero, have I seen that instituti...

Economic policy Information technology Institutional economics
Blog
Telling the Truth about Information Communication Technology (ICT) and Development…: It just happens to be an Inconvenient Truth
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22 August 2013 Han Ei Chew I am compelled to let a rattling skeleton out of the closet of ICT and development...

Information technology Technological innovations
Blog
Imperfect Data Increases Uncertainty
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9 May 2013 Carl-Gustav Lindén The world is a complex place where risk and uncertainty are an everyday challenge...

Climatic changes Economic assistance and foreign aid Information technology
Blog
Who Captures Value in Global Supply Chains?: The Case of Nokia's N95 Smartphone

Jyrki Ali-Yrkkö, Petri Rouvinen, Timo Seppälä, Pekka Ylä-Anttila Available statistics biases the true picture of the current stage of globalization, which is characterized by widespread outsourcing and offshoring...

Accounting Globalization Industrial management
Journal Article
China’s Exports in Information Communication Technology and Its Impact on Asian Countries

Part of Journal Special Issue Southern Growth Engines and Technology Giants

Competition Information technology International trade
Book Chapter
Overcoming Adversity in Entrepreneurship-led Growth: Evidence from the Indian Software Sector

From the book: Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Economic Development

Economic development Industrial organization (Economic theory) Information technology
Working Paper
Economic Adversity and Entrepreneurship-led Growth: Lessons from the Indian Software Sector

It is commonly believed that the business environment in developing countries does not allow productive technology-based entrepreneurship to flourish...

Economic development Industrial organization (Economic theory) Information technology
Working Paper
Developing and Harnessing Software Technology in the South: The Roles of China, India, Brazil, and South Africa

Software technology is gaining prominence in national information technology (IT) strategies due to its huge potential for socioeconomic development, particularly through the support it provides in the productive sectors of the economy, delivery of p...

Business networks Computer software Information technology
Working Paper
China’s Exports in ICT and its Impact on Asian Countries

This paper analyses China’s ICT exports growth in its two major markets Japan and the US from 1992 to 2004. It focuses on ICT products classified in SITC 75, 76 and 77...

Competition Information technology International trade
Book Chapter
The International Mobility of Technical Talent: Trends and Development Implications

From the book: The International Mobility of Talent

Computer software Education Emigration and immigration
Book Chapter
The International Mobility of Entrepreneurs and Regional Upgrading in India and China

From the book: The International Mobility of Talent

Entrepreneurship Information technology Labor mobility
Working Paper
The International Mobility of Technical Talent: Trends and Development Implications

This paper charts the complex dynamics of the movement of technical talent in the world economy and assesses broadly the impact of such mobility on both sending and receiving countries...

Computer software Education Emigration and immigration
Working Paper
International Mobility of Engineers and the Rise of Entrepreneurship in the Periphery

By 2000, over one-third of Silicon Valley’s high-skilled workers were foreign-born, and overwhelmingly from Asia...

Entrepreneurship Information technology Labor mobility
Book
New Economy in Development: ICT Opportunities and Challenges

Within the last three decades, industrialization, and manufacturing in particular, has decreased in importance as the principal driver of economic growth and development in the world economy...

Industrialization Information technology Manufacturing
Book Chapter
The Role of Information in Technology Adoption under Poverty

From the book: The Impact of Globalization on the World's Poor

Econometric models (Economic development) Globalization Information technology
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