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Impact of telecommunications on regional economic development

Impact of telecommunications on regional economic development

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Published by Coopers & Lybrand Consulting Group in [Canada] .
Written in English


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ContributionsCoopers & Lybrand Consulting Group.
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LC ClassificationsMLCM 96/14414 (H)
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) ;
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Open LibraryOL1929548M
LC Control Number90144527

Downloadable! During the past 20 years, advancements in telecommunications technologies have had a direct impact on firms, particularly in the service-related sectors, and the telecommunications infrastructure has become important to their production processes. These developments also have had an indirect effect on the overall economy of regions because of the externalities they generate. from telecommunications investment to economic development only using a pooled time seriesanalysis in long run regional economic growth in China for a sample of 29 regions for a 17 years’ period, from examine this role we haveto check the impact of the telecom sector on economic growth. It is obvious that.

ADVERTISEMENTS: Relationship between Infrastructure and Economic Growth! Infrastructure is basically the base in which economic growth is built upon. Roads, water systems, mass transportation, airports and utilities are all examples of infrastructure. It covers those supporting services that help the growth of directly productive activities like agriculture and industry. These services include. The impact of telecommunications becomes more pronounced, the more remote a region is. At the same time, the development of modern telecommunications plays an important positive role in maintaining and strengthening social and cultural cohesion. Such impact implies that development policies both at the national and the.

  The telecom industry leases out spectrum from the government which brings in a huge amount of revenue to the exchequer. Apart from the radio frequencies that are used for communication between the tower and the mobile phone, the microwave spectrum. demand for telecommunication services, which is attributable to increases in economic growth (i.e., the income elasticity of telecommunication demand). The causation is clearly two-way and, unless telecommunications infrastructure in-vestment is modeled, the measured effect on telecommunications infrastructure on growth will be biased.


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However, the economic returns on telecommunications infrastructure investment are much greater than the returns on just the telecommunications investment itself, because telecommunications are connected to other sectors of the economy through back-up and forward-linkages, having spillover effects on these sectors and creating externalities.

This chapter begins with a review of the emerging 'information economy' and considers the implications for regional development. It then outlines developments in the telecommunications technology itself — in networks and services and the way that these are regulated and the likely consequence in terms of the geography of the information by: In particular, this study assesses the impact of mobile telecommunications on economic growth and telecommunications productivity.

The results indicate that there is a bidirectional relationship between real gross domestic product (GDP) and telecommunications development (as measured by teledensity) for European and high-income by: Communication Economics and Development aims to determine a methodology for integrating communication variables into economic development models.

The first five chapters of the book cover the theoretical issues and their conceptualization as the basis for deriving a better understanding of the role of communication in economic development.

Telecommunication Infrastructure Development and Economic Growth: A Panel Data Approach Article (PDF Available) in Pakistan development review 47(4) December with 4, Reads.

In an emerging global economy the ability of the telecommunications sector to provide an internationally competitive network for transferring information has significant implications for trade and economic growth.

economic development can be described in terms of objectives. These are most commonly described as the creation of jobs and wealth, and the improvement of quality of life.

Economic development can also be described as a process that influences growth and restructuring of an economy to enhance the economic well being of a community. In the. Economic impact. COVID could affect the global economy through three channels: Direct impact on production. Chinese production has already been substantially affected by the shutdown in Hubei province and other areas.

Some other countries are also beginning to feel a direct impact as their authorities put in place similar measures. Keywords: telecommunication, poverty, alkire and foster, logit, rural nigeria.

ntroduction he world is a global village and telecommunication plays a key role. It is a key infrastructure of economic and social development; a major catalyst for information and knowledge that can create development opportunities and choices for rural.

governments consider telecommunications service to be so vital to national interest and economic development that it was placed directly under their control in most countries until fairly recently, when deregulation and competition were introduced (Lee, ).

The emergence of Telecommunication has brought a new era in communication industry. Causality running from telecommunications development to real GDP is found only in the provinces in the affluent eastern region, but not in the low-income central and western provinces. The results imply that an improvement in telecommunications infrastructure alone is not sufficient for stimulating growth in the central and western provinces.

The article uses the R. Solow economic growth model to identify and justify the positive impact of broadband Internet on the gross regional product of the Russian regions in the Russian. It looks at the impacts of economic integration, trade structure and economic interlinkage among these countries through case studies.

The book also utilizes theories to further examine areas such as trade, cross-border infrastructure, border management, and the regional development in terms of trade liberalization and foreign labor.

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Regional Economic Development: A Review Andrea Ascani, Riccardo Crescenzi, Simona Iammarino Department of Geography and Environment London School of Economics and Political Science Email: @ Abstract This review offers an analysis of the main concepts explored in the regional and local economic development literature.

The Impact of Telecoms on Economic Growth in Developing Countries Leonard Waverman, Meloria Meschi and Melvyn Fuss1 Summary There is a long tradition of economic research on the impact of infrastructure investments and social overhead capital on economic growth.

Studies have. Investment in infrastructural development and earned revenue may have strong impact on the GDP per capita in an economy. As a result, for the potential role of the telecommunication, a modern world as well as economy without telecommunication cannot be thought for one moment.

Downloadable (with restrictions). This study tries to assess the impact of telecommunications penetration on peoples' living standards in Africa through their impact on per capita income growth. This was motivated by the curiosity to find out if the telecommunications growth being experienced by African countries translates into economic growth through its impact on people's living standards.

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Focusing on S.E. Asia, the economics of climate change and the relationship between climate change and economic development, this book examines the region's vulnerability to the impact of climate chan. The regional integration also can affect the economic development or economic growth.

A country with a highest economic rate will have .has had a positive effect on economic growth and social development on the continent.

Using a panel dataset of 40 African countries spanning from towe assess the impact of a long-run relationship between telecommunication infrastructure and regional economic growth during the period of the reform of.The structure of the U.S.

telecommunications industry has changed dramatically over recent decades, with consequences for research. Major changes over the past several decades have included the breakup of the Bell System, especially the divestiture, the creation of Lucent Technologies, and the advent of long-haul competitors such as MCI and Sprint; the transformation of cable system.