The Internet Revolution: A Global Perspective (Department of Applied Economics Occasional Papers, No
Emanuele Giovannetti, Mitsuhiro Kagami, Masatsugu TsujiISBN: 0521823722;
Information technology (IT) has become a constant presence in contemporary life, infiltrating community, business and state affairs. This book discusses applications and consequences of IT in developing and advanced countries, focusing on the ways in which IT has changed society via the so-called Internet revolution. It examines the characteristics of network economies; Internet access; changes in supply chains; productivity increases; and the digital divide. It ranges through the U.K., European Union, Central and Eastern Europe, U.S., Japan, India, South Africa, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and China.
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