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Technology and developing economies

the impact of Eastern European versus Western technology transfer

by Zeinab Karake-Shalhoub

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Published by Praeger in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Developing countries.
    • Subjects:
    • Technology -- Developing countries.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [129-138).

      StatementZeinab A. Karake.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsT174.3 .K374 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination142 p. ;
      Number of Pages142
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2213782M
      ISBN 100275934314
      LC Control Number89036698

      Overview. Aims and Scope. The Developing Economies is a multi-disciplinary quarterly journal of development studies that publishes original research articles on issues relating to developing countries, transition and emerging economies, and developed countries before the take-off. Its unique feature is to welcome both quantitative articles supported by statistical evidence, and . Introduction to Development Fall Focus on institutions and policies is the result of research on comparative economic performance which has produced some critical stylized facts: 1. Factor accumulation does not account for the bulk of cross-country differences in the level or growth rate of GDP per capita. Rather it is TFP, whatever that.

      This could be in terms of resource identification, technology selection and advancement. It is known that the world is dependent on each other for few or more things. It is the developing countries that are dependent on multinational companies from developed countries for help in term of technological development and stronger economies. If the labor-scarce countries of the Western world continue developing and adopting labor-saving technologies, firms may find it more profitable to produce goods at home using machines rather than workers in low-wage countries. Reshoring of tasks and work back to the advanced economies threatens to disrupt labor markets in the developing world.

      The Developing Economies Vol Number 3 (September ) The Developing Economies Vol Number 2 (June ) The Developing Economies Vol Number 1 (March ) The Developing Economies Vol Number 4 (December ) The Developing Economies Vol Number 3 (September ). Development economics is a branch of economics which deals with economic aspects of the development process in low income countries. Its focus is not only on methods of promoting economic development, economic growth and structural change but also on improving the potential for the mass of the population, for example, through health, education and workplace .


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Technology and developing economies by Zeinab Karake-Shalhoub Download PDF EPUB FB2

The author's primary purpose is to compare the effects of the different technologies offered by the two groups--the capital-intensive technologies of the West and the labor-intensive technologies of the Eastern bloc--on the economic growth of developing countries, as measured by growth in : Zeinab Karake-Shalhoub.

Rosenberg, Department of Economics, Stanford University "Vernon Ruttan has written an encyclopedic volume on the role of technology in economic growth in both industrialized and poorer countries.

The book contains a superb integration of the recent insights of new growth theory and detailed studies of the process of technological innovation at theCited by: Provides a fresh perspective to the ongoing debate on the core themes of development economics.

This book, in honour of Robert E. Evenson, brings together diverse, yet interrelated, areas of innovations such as agricultural development, technology and industry while assessing their combined roles in developing an economy.

Your third book is The Theory of Economic Growth by W Arthur Lewis. He was the first Nobel Prize-winner in the subject of development economics. He was also very much rooted in classical economics of the political-economy tradition as well as the classical economist’s concern with structural transformation of a developing economy.

This book presents opinions, conceptual and research papers from authors situated in developing economies and in US, Canada, Greece, Thailand and UK on the trends and tools of information and communication technology for improving developing economies.

Here is a summary of each section of the book and its 15 chapters. On the 6 Novemberthe International Growth Centre (IGC) hosted a public lecture titled: How will technology impact the future of work in developing economies?.

The event focused on the implications of the changing nature of work and economic growth in developing countries and discussed the policies needed to expand the opportunities that.

This economics book is a fun and thought-provoking read that's designed to spur armchair economists to closely look at how things that may not seem important can have a ripple effect where the economy is concerned. After its publication inthe authors have continued expanding on their microeconomics theories in two other books.

The Internet and other advances in communication technology have helped make the spreading of globalization even quicker. For developing countries, access to technology can have many benefits — one such improvement being the boost of a nation’s economy.

Other ways that technology is helping economies in developing countries. A new paper by Mercatus scholars James Broughel and Adam Thierer assembles the literature on growth theory and accounting to paint a picture of just how important technology is to long-term growth.

How We Know How to Grow. Interest in measuring and modeling the sources of economic growth increased among economists in the midth century. In. In his rather descriptive account of “Innovation Environment in Emerging Economies,” the author refers to the early attempts to develop technology (science) in higher educational institutions and.

Key Terms in this Chapter. IT for Socioeconomic Development: Describing the role of information and communication technology in the social and economic development process. Information Society: Describing the type of society that is information-based that is supported by full-fledged information infrastructure (infostructure).

Internet of Things: The growing development of. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. The adoption of technology by developing countries has had profound effects on their economies, such as reducing the national costs of production, establishing standards for quality, and allowing individuals to communication from a distance.

Unfortunately, the current process remains one of adaptation, rather than innovation. Technology is considered as a key factor for economic development. Many authors in the field of technology management mention this impact on economic development. Technology changes were more important than changes in capital and labor during the growth of US economy in the first half of the century In the 's and 's a full 20% of US economic growth stemmed from research and development Using science and technology % of the labor force in the north are in food production.

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A developing country's choice of an appropriate technology from among those available for use in a particular industry is critical: alternative technological strategies that involve varying mixes of capital, labor, and social costs could have significantly different impacts not only on the industry but also on the country itself, especially one whose industrial base is restricted.

This book. From to the share of world income going to today's wealthy nations soared from 20% to 70%. That share has recently plummeted. Richard Baldwin shows how the combination of high tech with low wages propelled industrialization in developing nations, deindustrialization in developed nations, and a commodity supercycle that is petering out.

There are many advantages of technology in the economy, including contributing to GDP growth, increasing efficiency and improving communication.

A downside of technology is that it can add to cyber crime and security concerns. Technology can also create complications for lawmakers and regulators. Open a book — any book —on the economics of developing countries, and it will begin with the usual litany of woes.

Developing countries, notwithstanding the enormous strides they have made in the last few decades, display fundamental economic inadequacies in a wide range of indicators.

Levels of physical capital per person are small. The book aims to clarify the issue of what types of interventions and policies effectively encourage economic development in these developing regions. Chong envisions the book leading to more inclusive communications technology policies for marginalized populations living in Latin America and the Caribbean.Additional Physical Format: Online version: Baranson, Jack.

Industrial technologies for developing economies. New York, Praeger [] (OCoLC)The Developing Economies is a multi-disciplinary quarterly journal publishing original research articles on issues relating to developing countries, transition and emerging economies, and developed countries before the take-off.

We hope our articles will reach a broad audience ranging from academic researchers to policymakers and practitioners.