The ICT Development Index (IDI) is a composite index that combines 11 indicators into one benchmark measure. It is used to monitor and compare developments in information and communication technology (ICT) between countries and over time. Since 2009, ITU has published IDI values and country ranking annually. ICT Use in the Developing World: An Analysis of Differences in Computer and Internet Penetration Menzie D. Chinn, Robert W. Fairlie. NBER Working Paper No. 12382 Issued in July 2006 NBER Program(s):International Finance and Macroeconomics. Computer and Internet use, especially in developing countries, has expanded rapidly in recent years.
ICT Use in the Developing World: An Analysis of Differences in Computer and Internet Penetration Article (PDF Available) in Review of International Economics 18(1):153-167 · February 2010 with 87. Estimates from Blinder–Oaxaca decompositions comparing rates in the developed‐country total to developing countries (Total, Brazil, China, Indonesia, India, Mexico, and Nigeria) reveal that the main factors responsible for low rates of technology penetration rates in developing countries are disparities in income, telephone density, legal Cited by: 240.
ICT in the developing world 3 Table of Contents List of abbreviations 7 Executive summary 10 1. Introduction 17 2. ICTs and poverty reduction 19 2.1 Introduction 19 2.2 Methodology 19 2.3 ICTs in LMICs: some figures 20 2.4 The role of ICTs in the development process 24 . Downloadable! Computer and Internet use, especially in developing countries, has expanded rapidly in recent years. Even in light of this expansion in technology adoption rates, penetration rates differ markedly between developed and developing countries and across developing countries. To identify the determinants of cross-country disparities in personal computer and Internet penetration, both.