The Information Economy Report 2008 - Science and technology for development: the new paradigm of ICT, analyses the current and potential contribution of information technology to knowledge creation and diffusion. It explores how ICTs help generate innovations that improve the livelihoods of the poor and support enterprise competitiveness. The report examines how ICTs affect productivity and growth and reflects on the need for a development-oriented approach to intellectual property rights in order to enable effective access to technology. ICT has also given rise to new models for sharing knowledge and collective production.As in the case of credits, informal Chart 5.3 Financial flows to developing countries ($ billion) 350 300 250 200 150 100 50 0 FDl ... new IMF BOP Manual is expected to take into consideration recommendations by the United Nations Technical Subgroup on the Movement ... Personal remittances (PRs), which are the sum of PTs, net compensation of employees and capital transfers - that is, they involve allanbsp;...
|Title||:||Information Economy Report 2007-2008|
|Publisher||:||United Nations Publications - 2007|