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Book Chapter
Senegal: A service economy in need of an export boost

From the book: Industries without Smokestacks

Exports Services Tourism
Book Chapter
Telecommunication and ICT-based services trade

From the book: Industries without Smokestacks

Telecommunication Growth Investment
Working Paper
Senegal—a service economy in need of an export boost

This paper first summarizes the macroeconomic and trade performance of Senegal, emphasizing the limits of traditional exports...

Exports Services Tourism
Book Chapter
Outfits: Narrowly Tailored Laws that Harm Instead of Help: A Case Study of Liberia’s Telecommunication Laws

The telecommunications sector in Africa presents many exciting prospects to international investors—indeed many billion dollar projects are already underway across the continent...

International law International trade Negotiation
Blog
From the Editor's Desk (May 2014)

28 May 2014 Tony Addison One indispensible part of modern life is the mobile phone. The communications revolution continues to surprise almost everyone—including those most directly involved in rolling out the new technology...

Ecology Food security Methodology (Economics)
Working Paper
Outfits: Narrowly Tailored Laws that Harm Instead of Help: A case study of Liberia’s telecommunication laws

The telecommunications sector in Africa presents many exciting prospects to international investors—indeed many billion dollar projects are already underway across the continent...

International law International trade Negotiation
Book
New Economy in Development: ICT Opportunities and Challenges

Within the last three decades, industrialization, and manufacturing in particular, has decreased in importance as the principal driver of economic growth and development in the world economy...

Industrialization Information technology Manufacturing
Book Chapter
Introduction: Charting a New Development Trajectory?

From the book: New Economy in Development

Industrialization Information technology Manufacturing
Journal Article
Introduction and Overview

Part of Journal Special Issue FDI to Developing Countries

Economic development International finance Investments, Foreign
Journal Special Issue
FDI to Developing Countries: the Unfinished Agenda

As one of globalisation's most visible dimensions, foreign direct investment (FDI) is central to the prospects for developing countries in the world economy...

Economic development International finance Investments, Foreign
Working Paper
Diffusion of Digital Mobile Telephony: Are Developing Countries Different?

Factors determining the diffusion of digital mobile telephony across 200 developed and developing countries in the 1990s are studied with the aid of a Gompertz model...

Economic development Technological innovations Technology
Working Paper
Economic Development Potential through IP Telephony for Namibia

The aim of this study is to evaluate the economic development potential for Namibia through IP telephony. First, background information on the telecommunication sector in Namibia is given...

Economic development Information technology Technological innovations
Working Paper
On the Regulation of Telecommunications Markets

This paper discusses the theoretical concepts underlying recent developments in the regulation of telecommunications in Europe, the USA and developing countries with respect to efficiency and welfare...

Information technology Public welfare Telecommunication
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