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The Indian software industry has come to be regarded by developing countries the world over as amodel for how they can leapfrog stages of industrial development. Its success is a story of hard workand fortuitous circumstances: the hard work being the building of a world class pool of...
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The Chinese software industry is small and underdeveloped, compared with its computer and other information technology (IT) hardware industry and compared with India’s software industry. Yet, current status is not necessarily a good guide to future prospects, as China’s recent history amply...
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"Access to new information and communication technologies (ICT) remains extremely unequally distributed across and within societies. While there have been a good deal of popular discussions about this "digital divide", not much is known about the quantitative significance of its various...
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Many commentators have extolled the virtues of new information and communicationtechnologies (ICTs) in reducing poverty and improving the quality of life. While such arguments havebeen used before in relation to many predecessor technologies, including other earliercommunications technologies,...
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The Indian software industry has come to be regarded by developing countries the world over as amodel for how they can leapfrog stages of industrial development. Its success is a story of hard workand fortuitous circumstances: the hard work being the building of a world class pool of...
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Multinational companies tend to conduct little research and development (R&D) outside their homebase, especially in developing countries. Singapore represents an anomaly because its multinationalfirms are reputed to undertake locally not only R&D but applied and possibly even basic...
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