Globalization, Information Technology and Development

Authors: James, J.

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Jeffrey James develops the insights of the often separate literatures on globalization and information technology and demonstrates their interdependence. The central insight is that globalization is mainly a technological phenomenon, driven by influences exerted on international trade and foreign investment by various forms of information technology. Developing countries, however, are not sharing equally in the gains from globalization thus induced by the new technologies. These gains tend to be concentrated among a narrow group of relatively advanced countries and, moreover within some of those countries information technology appears to exacerbate existing income inequalities.

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Jeffrey James is Professor of Development Economics at Tilburg University, The Netherlands.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Globalization, Information Technology and Development
Authors
Copyright
1999
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-37743-1
DOI
10.1057/9780230377431
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-333-72996-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 163
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