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Information Technology, Productivity, and Economic Growth

International Evidence and Implications for Economic Development (W I D E R Studies in Development Economics)

by Matti Pohjola

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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ISBN 100199243980
ISBN 109780199243983

More rapid growth in productivity is essential for achieving the goals of U.S. economic policy. The slowing of U.S. economic growth in the s can be attributed in large part to the decline in productivity growth. Productivity growth is an important component of the increase in our standard of living. In his influential book The Wealth of Nations which focused on the links between productivity and economic growth, was titled The Wealth of Nations. Productivity may also increase for reasons not related to technological change, for example if workers are simply ‘exploited’ more (with or without new technology). Next 3 Information.

Information Technology and Productivity: A Review of the Literature ERIK BRYNJOLFSSON AND SHINKYU YANG MIT Sloan School of Management Cambridge, Massachusetts Abstract In recent years, the relationship between information technology (IT) and productivity has become a source of shareholderdemocracy.com by: OECD Countries, Industries and Firms. The book is therefore primarily aimed at analysts, statisticians and researchers working on ICT, productivity and economic growth. The bulk of the book is devoted to nine studies of OECD countries that were presented at an OECD workshop on ICT and Business Performance in December

Fishpond Indonesia, Information Technology and Productivity Growth: German Trends and OECD Comparisons (Ifo Economic Policy series) by Theo S Eicher Thomas StrobelBuy. Books online: Information Technology and Productivity Growth: German Trends and OECD Comparisons (Ifo Economic Policy series), , shareholderdemocracy.comd: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd. Mar 20,  · In recent years, productivity growth in developed economies has been stagnating. The most prominent explanations of this trend involve technology. (ICT) cannot be expected to have as big an economic payoff as those of the past, And these are just the downsides of information technology. Other technological innovations with major obvious.


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This item: Information Technology, Productivity, and Economic Growth: International Evidence and Implications for Economic Development (WIDER Studies in Development Economics) Set up Author: Matti Pohjola. `This book is an important addition to an emerging literature on the drivers of growth during the past two decades, notably the role of information and communication technology and productivity.

Now that global growth has come under severe pressure, it is even more important to understand the dynamics of technological change and shareholderdemocracy.com by: 3. The contributors argue that no country can achieve development without government investment in, and promotion of, IT.

The use of IT - and not necessarily its production - is what matters for economic development. economic development. Information Technology, Productivity, and Economic Growth. Information Technology, Productivity, and Economic Growth International Evidence and Implications for Economic Development The often-advocated view that the information technology revolution will change the world must stem from the basic premiss that investment in IT has a visible impact on productivity and economic growth.

The often-advocated view that the information technology revolution will change the world must stem from the basic premise that investment in IT has a visible impact on productivity and economic growth. But how can we measure this impact and how large is it. By surveying previous studies and by presenting new micro- and macroeconomic evidence, this collection of chapters shows that in recent.

Book. Information Technology, Productivity, and Economic Growth Edited by Matti Pohjola. The often-advocated view that the information technology revolution will change the world must stem from the basic premiss that investment in IT has a visible impact on productivity and economic growth.

But how can we measure this impact and how large is it. By surveying previous studies and by presenting new micro- and macroeconomic evidence, this collection shows that in recent years the.

Summary. A study of information technology and economic growth since that tracks the American growth resurgence to its sources within individual industries. The American economy has experienced renewed growth sincewith this surge rooted in the development and deployment of information technology (IT).

Downloadable. This paper presents an empirical assessment of the “New Economy” in China, drawing upon the linkage between information technology (IT) and economic growth. The aim of this paper is to interpret China’s economic growth from a perspective which emphasizes IT as a factor in economic growth.

While the explosive growth of IT investment in the developed economies and its. Information Technology and Productivity: A Review of the Literature Erik Brynjolfsson Shinkyu Yang Abstract During the s, the relationship between information technology (IT) and productivity became a source of debate: the astonishing improvements in computers’ underlying capabilities.

Productivity growth is the key economic indicator of innovation. Economic growth can take place without innovation through replication of established technologies.

Investment increases the availability of these technologies, while the labor force expands as population grows. With. Technology and Productivity Growth. "The strong performance of productivity growth in the second half of the s was in fact attributable to accelerating technical change, not to poor measurement or to temporary factors.".

Productivity is one of the most closely watched indicators of long-term economic prospects. Dec 08,  · The Effect Of Technology Use On Productivity Growth Robert H. Mcguckin The Conference Board, New York, NY, Third Avenue, Mary L.

Streitwieser U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, center for Economic Studies, Washington, D.C., – Correspondence [email protected] by: Unquestionably, information technology (IT) now helps one to perform many routine tasks with greater speed and accuracy, with fewer errors, and at lower cost.

So computers and software products are marketed as productivity tools, investments in IT are justified in terms of productivity gains. His latest book published in DecemberThe World Economy: Growth or Stagnation, is edited with Kyoji Fukao and Marcel Timmer and published by the Cambridge University Press.

This book presents new information on productivity and economic growth for more than forty countries, showing that world economic growth has accelerated during the. ‘This book is an important addition to an emerging literature on the drivers of growth during the past two decades, notably the role of information and communication technology and productivity.

Now that global growth has come under severe pressure, it is even more important to understand the dynamics of technological change and productivity. Although productivity growth, especially in manufacturing, has rebounded somewhat recently, the overall negative correlation between productivity and the advent of computers underlies many of the arguments that information technology has not helped the United States' productivity and that information technology investments have been.

-- Dale Jorgenson, Harvard University, US 'This book is an important addition to an emerging literature on the drivers of growth during the past two decades, notably the role of information and communication technology and productivity. In this paper we compare sources of economic growth in Japan and Korea from tofocusing on the role of informatio n technology (IT), based on the framework of Jorgenson and Motoha shi ().

In both countries, the information technology industry is an important source of economic and productivity growth from th e output side. Information technology and economic growth: introduction and conclusions / Matti Pohjola --The role of knowledge and capital in economic growth / Sergio Rebelo --International R & D spillovers and economic growth / Pierre Mohnen --The weightless economy in economic development / Danny Quah --Computers and labour markets: international.

Get this from a library! Information technology, productivity, and economic growth. [Matti Pohjola; World Institute for Development Economics Research.; Suomen itsenèaisyyden juhlarahasto.;] -- The contributors to this volume argue that investment in infrastructure, physical capital, and education is the key to economic development, providing that the IT content of these investments is high.Nov 12,  · This paper examines the impact of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) use on economic growth using the Generalized Method of Moments (GMM) estimator within the framework of a dynamic panel data approach and applies it Cited by: Information Technology and Productivity: Evidence from Country-Level Data.

Sanjeev Dewan, Kenneth L. Kraemer; information and communication technology, trade, and economic growth in the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation countries: An empirical insight ICT as a general-purpose technology: The productivity of ICT in the Cited by: