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Title Information and communication technologies for development and poverty reduction : the potential of telecommunications / edited by Maximo Torero and Joachim von Braun
Imprint Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  HE8635 .I52 2006    AVAILABLE    30610020219630
Descript xxv, 362 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Note "Published for the International Food Policy Research Institute"
Includes bibliographical references and index
Telecommunications infrastructure and economic growth : a cross-country analysis / Maximo Torero, Shyamal K. Chowdhury, and Arjun S. Bedi -- Institutional and public policy aspects of ICT infrastructure provision / Maximo Torero and Joachim von Braun. Case studies : Telecommunications privatization : the case of Peru / Maximo Torero ; Public-private partnership initiated by aid : the case of Laos / Gi-Soon Song ; Leadership from nongovernmental organizations : the case of Bangladesh / Shyamal K. Chowdhury and Abdul Bayes ; Competition without privatization : the case of China / Wensheng Wang ; Institutional trends and infrastructural developments in telecommunications in sub-Saharan Africa : the case of Ghana / Romeo Bertolini -- The economic effects of ICT at firm-levels / Gi-Soon Song and Dietrich Mueller-Falcke. Case studies : The impact of ICT on small enterprises : the case of small-scale industry in India / Dietrich Mueller-Falcke ; Does the use of ICT improve the productivity of SMEs in East Africa? The case of Kenya and Tanzania / Francis A.S.T. Matambalya and Susanna Wolf ; The impact of telecommunciations on rural enterprises : the case of rural Laos / Arjun S. Bedi and Gi-Soon Song ; ICT and export performance : the case of garment manufacturing enterprises in India / Kaushalesh Lal -- Impacts of ICT on low-income rural households / Maximo Torero and Joachim von Braun. Case studies : The impact of public telephones in rural areas : the case of Peru / Virgilio Galdo and Maximo Torero ; Benefits of rural telecommunications : the case of Laos / Gi-Soon Song and Arjun S. Bedi ; Implications of access to public telephones : the case of rural Bangladesh / Shyamal K. Chowdhury ; Farmers, incomes, and the use of telephones : the case of rural China / Wensheng Wang ; The effects of public telephone services : the case of rural Ghana / Romeo Bertolini -- ICT for pro-poor provision of public goods and services : a focus on health / Maja Micevska -- Conclusions and implications for policy and research / Maximo Torero and Joachim von Braun
Subject Telecommunication -- Developing countries -- Case studies
Economic development -- Case studies
Alt Author Torero Cullen, Máximo
Von Braun, Joachim, 1950-
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