Richard Heeks

University of Manchester

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Manchester, M13 9PL

United Kingdom

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1.

Defining, Conceptualising and Measuring the Digital Economy

Development Informatics Working Paper no. 68
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 Aug 2019
Rumana Bukht and Richard Heeks
University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School and University of Manchester
Downloads 709 (37,323)
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Decent Work and the Digital Gig Economy: A Developing Country Perspective on Employment Impacts and Standards in Online Outsourcing, Crowdwork, Etc

Development Informatics Working Paper no. 71, 2017
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 06 Aug 2019
Richard Heeks
University of Manchester
Downloads 316 (101,660)
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Information and Communication Technologies, Poverty and Development

Development Informatics Working Paper no. 5
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 09 Nov 2019
Richard Heeks
University of Manchester
Downloads 180 (178,630)
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Digital Economy and Digital Labour Terminology: Making Sense of the 'Gig Economy', 'Online Labour', 'Crowd Work', 'Microwork', 'Platform Labour', Etc.

Development Informatics Working Paper no. 70
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 07 Aug 2019
Richard Heeks
University of Manchester
Downloads 143 (215,147)
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Inclusive Innovation: Definition, Conceptualisation and Future Research Priorities

Development Informatics Working Paper no. 53, 2013
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Aug 2019
Richard Heeks, Mirta Amalia, Robert Kintu and Nishant Shah
University of Manchester, University of Manchester - Division of Operations, Technology and Innovation Management, Independent and Leuphana University of Lueneburg
Downloads 141 (217,559)
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Failure, Success and Improvisation of Information Systems Projects in Developing Countries

Development Informatics Working Paper no. 11
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 09 Nov 2019
Richard Heeks
University of Manchester
Downloads 66 (356,857)
Citation 1

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Impact Assessment of ICT-for-Development Projects: A Compendium of Approaches

Development Informatics Working Paper no. 36, 2009
Number of pages: 162 Posted: 08 Nov 2019
Richard Heeks and Molla Alemayehu
University of Manchester and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 59 (377,723)
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The ICT4D 2.0 Manifesto: Where Next for ICTs and International Development?

Development Informatics Working Paper no. 42, 2009
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 Nov 2019
Richard Heeks
University of Manchester
Downloads 51 (404,119)
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Policies to Support Inclusive Innovation

Development Informatics Working Paper no. 61
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 12 Aug 2019
Christopher Foster and Richard Heeks
University of Sheffield - Information School and University of Manchester
Downloads 36 (462,566)
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Understanding the Development Implications of Online Outsourcing: A Study of Digital Labour Platforms in Pakistan

Development Informatics Working Paper no. 73
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 30 Jul 2019
Fareesa Malik, Brian Nicholson and Richard Heeks
National University of Science and Technology, Pakistan - NUST Business School, University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School and University of Manchester
Downloads 31 (485,622)
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Future Priorities for Development Informatics Research from the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Development Informatics Working Paper no. 57, 2014
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Aug 2019
Richard Heeks
University of Manchester
Downloads 29 (495,733)
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Software Export Success Factors and Strategies in Developing and Transitional Economies

Development Informatics Working Paper no. 12
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 09 Nov 2019
Richard Heeks and Brian Nicholson
University of Manchester and University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School
Downloads 28 (501,131)
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Current Analysis and Future Research Agenda on 'Gold Farming': Real-World Production in Developing Countries for the Virtual Economies of Online Games

Development Informatics Working Paper no. 32, 2008
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 08 Nov 2019
Richard Heeks
University of Manchester
Downloads 28 (501,131)
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A Structural Model and Manifesto for Data Justice for International Development

Development Informatics Working Paper no. 69
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 07 Aug 2019
Richard Heeks
University of Manchester
Downloads 25 (517,740)
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ICTs and Poverty Eradication: Comparing Economic, Livelihoods and Capabilities Models

Development Informatics Working Paper no. 58, 2014
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2019
Richard Heeks
University of Manchester
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ICT4D 2016: New Priorities for ICT4D Policy, Practice and WSIS in a Post-2015 World

Development Informatics Working Paper no. 59, 2014
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 20 Aug 2019
Richard Heeks
University of Manchester
Downloads 22 (535,621)
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Examining 'Digital Development': The Shape of Things to Come?

Development Informatics Working Paper no. 64, 2016, ISBN: 978-1-905469-57-4
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 07 Aug 2019
Richard Heeks
University of Manchester
Downloads 22 (535,621)
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Explaining ERP Failure in Developing Countries: A Jordanian Case Study

Development Informatics Working Paper no. 45, 2010
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 08 Nov 2019
Ala'a Hawari and Richard Heeks
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Manchester
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Impact of ICTs-in-Agriculture on Rural Resilience in Developing Countries

Development Informatics Working Paper no. 84
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 03 Feb 2020
William Hanson and Richard Heeks
University of Manchester, Global Development Institute, Students and University of Manchester
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The Tyranny of Participation in Information Systems: Learning from Development Projects

Development Informatics Working Paper no. 4
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 09 Nov 2019
Richard Heeks
University of Manchester
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ICTs and Social Movements under Authoritarian Regimes: An Actor-Network Perspective

Development Informatics Working Paper no. 51, 2013
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 08 Nov 2019
Richard Heeks and Ryo Seo-Zindy
University of Manchester and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Digital Economy Policy in Developing Countries

DIODE Working Paper no. 6, 2018
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 Mar 2020
Richard Heeks and Rumana Bukht
University of Manchester and University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School
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Measuring the Barriers to Big Data for Development: Design-Reality Gap Analysis in Colombia's Public Sector

Development Informatics Working Paper no. 62
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 07 Aug 2019
Liliana Fernández Gómez and Richard Heeks
University of Manchester - Centre for Development Informatics and University of Manchester
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Why Health Care Information Systems Succeed or Fail

Information Systems for Public Sector Management Working Paper no. 9
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 16 Mar 2020
Richard Heeks, David Mundy and Angel Salazar
University of Manchester, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Manchester Metropolitan University
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ICT Initiatives, Women and Work in Developing Countries: Reinforcing or Changing Gender Inequalities in South India?

Development Informatics Working Paper no. 20
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 09 Nov 2019
Shoba Arun, Richard Heeks and Sharon Morgan
Manchester Metropolitan University, University of Manchester and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Information, ICTs and Small Enterprise: Findings from Botswana

Development Informatics Working Paper no. 7
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 09 Nov 2019
Richard A. Duncombe and Richard Heeks
University of Manchester and University of Manchester
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Mobile Telephony and Developing Country Micro-Enterprise: A Nigerian Case Study

Development Informatics Working Paper no. 29, 2007
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 08 Nov 2019
Abi Jagun, Richard Heeks and Jason Whalley
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Manchester and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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An Applied Data Justice Framework: Analysing Datafication and Marginalised Communities in Cities of the Global South

Development Informatics Working Paper no. 74 (2018); ISBN: 978-1-905469-88-8
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 26 Jul 2019
Richard Heeks and Satyarupa Swain
University of Manchester and Citizen Consumer and Civic Action Group
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From the MDGs to the Post-2015 Agenda: Analysing Changing Development Priorities

Development Informatics Working Paper no. 56, 2014
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Aug 2019
Richard Heeks
University of Manchester
Downloads 10 (612,051)
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Exploring Big Data for Development: An Electricity Sector Case Study from India

Development Informatics Working Paper no. 66
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 Aug 2019
Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta, University of Manchester, Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) and University of Sheffield - Information School
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Software Strategies in Developing Countries

Development Informatics Working Paper no. 6
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 09 Nov 2019
Richard Heeks
University of Manchester
Downloads 9 (618,836)
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Can a Process Approach Improve ICT4D Project Success?

Development Informatics Working Paper no. 47, 2011
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 Nov 2019
Matthew Walton and Richard Heeks
University of Oxford - Saint Antony’s College and University of Manchester
Downloads 9 (618,836)
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Analysing the Software Sector in Developing Countries Using Competitive Advantage Theory

Development Informatics Working Paper no. 25
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 09 Nov 2019
Richard Heeks
University of Manchester
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Big Data and Urban Transportation in India: A Bengaluru Bus Corporation Case Study

Manchester Centre for Development Informatics Working Paper 72, 2018
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 30 Jul 2019
Centre for Internet and Society (CIS), University of Manchester, University of Sheffield - Information School and Centre for Internet and Society (CIS)
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Building e-Governance for Development: A Framework for National and Donor Action

iGovernment Working Paper no. 12
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 16 Mar 2020
Richard Heeks
University of Manchester
Downloads 7 (632,364)

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Conceptualising Information Culture in Developing Countries

Development Informatics Working Paper no. 34, 2008
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Dec 2019
Yingqin Zheng and Richard Heeks
De Montfort University and University of Manchester
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Evaluation of Donor-Funded Information Technology Transfer Projects in China: A Lifecycle Approach

Development Informatics Working Paper no. 1
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 09 Nov 2019
Erik Baark and Richard Heeks
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Manchester
Downloads 7 (632,364)
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The Uneven Profile of Indian Software Exports

Development Informatics Working Paper no. 3
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 09 Nov 2019
Richard Heeks
University of Manchester
Downloads 7 (632,364)
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Understanding Urban Climate Change and Digital Infrastructure Interventions from a Resilience Perspective

Development Informatics Working Paper no. 54, 2013
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Aug 2019
Richard Heeks and Angelica V Ospina
University of Manchester and Independent
Downloads 7 (632,364)
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Digital Start-Ups in the Global South: Embeddedness, Digitality and Peripherality in Latin America

Development Informatics Working Paper no. 67
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 07 Aug 2019
Gerardo Quinones, Richard Heeks and Brian Nicholson
University of Manchester, University of Manchester and University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School
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Information Systems and Public Sector Accountability

Information Systems for Public Sector Management Working Paper no. 1
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 16 Mar 2020
Richard Heeks
University of Manchester
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Knowledge and Learning in Online Communities in Development: A Social Capital Perspective

Development Informatics Working Paper no. 16
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 09 Nov 2019
Sarah Cummings, Richard Heeks and Marleen Huysman
VU University Amsterdam - Athena Institute, University of Manchester and VU University Amsterdam
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Romania's Hardware and Software Industry: Building IT Policy and Capabilities in a Transitional Economy

Development Informatics Working Paper no. 2
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 09 Nov 2019
Mihaiela Grundey and Richard Heeks
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Manchester
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Analysing the Organisational Risk and Change of CMM Software Process Improvement in a Nearshoring Firm

Development Informatics Working Paper no. 28
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 09 Nov 2019
Martha Macias-Garza and Richard Heeks
University of Manchester - Institute for Development Policy and Management and University of Manchester
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Remoteness, Exclusion and Telecentres in Mountain Regions: Analysing ICT-Based 'Information Chains' in Pazos, Peru

Development Informatics Working Paper no. 38, 2009
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Nov 2019
Richard Heeks and Laura Leon Kanashiro
University of Manchester and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Information Technology and Public Sector Corruption

Information Systems for Public Sector Management Working Paper no. 4
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 16 Mar 2020
Richard Heeks
University of Manchester
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Information Age Reform of the Public Sector: The Potential and Problems of IT for India

Information Systems for Public Sector Management Working Paper no. 6
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 16 Mar 2020
Richard Heeks
University of Manchester
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Uncertainty and Coordination in Global Software Projects: A UK/India-Centred Case Study

Development Informatics Working Paper no. 17
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 09 Nov 2019
Su-Ying Lai, Richard Heeks and Brian Nicholson
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Manchester and University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School
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Synching or Sinking: Trajectories and Strategies in Global Software Outsourcing Relationships

Development Informatics Working Paper no. 9
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 09 Nov 2019
University of Manchester, Indian Institute of Management (IIMB), Bangalore, University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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A Profile of Nigeria's Software Industry

Development Informatics Working Paper no. 21
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 09 Nov 2019
H. Abimbola Soriyan and Richard Heeks
Obafemi Awolowo University and University of Manchester
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Understanding E-Waste Management in Developing Countries: Building Sustainability in the Indian ICT Sector

Development Informatics Working Paper no. 52
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 20 Aug 2019
Richard Heeks, Logakanthi Subramanian and Carys Jones
University of Manchester, University of Manchester - Centre for Development Informatics and University of Manchester - Department of Planning and Environmental Management
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Data Justice For Development: What Would It Mean?

Development Informatics Working Paper no. 63, 2016, ISBN: 978-1-905469-58-1
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 07 Aug 2019
Richard Heeks and Jaco Renken
University of Manchester and University of Manchester - Global Development Institute
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Digital Economy Policy: The Case Example of Thailand

DIODE Working Paper no. 7, 2018
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 16 Mar 2020
Richard Heeks and Rumana Bukht
University of Manchester and University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School
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Centralised vs. Decentralised Management of Public Information Systems: A Core-Periphery Solution

Information Systems for Public Sector Management Working Paper no. 7
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 16 Mar 2020
Richard Heeks
University of Manchester
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Government Data: Understanding the Barriers to Citizen Access and Use

Information Systems for Public Sector Management Working Paper no. 10
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 16 Mar 2020
Richard Heeks
University of Manchester
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Development Studies Research and Actor-Network Theory

Actor-Network Theory for Development Working Paper no. 1
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 16 Mar 2020
Richard Heeks
University of Manchester
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An Information Systems Perspective on Ethical Trade and Self-Regulation

Development Informatics Working Paper no. 13
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 09 Nov 2019
Richard A. Duncombe and Richard Heeks
University of Manchester and University of Manchester
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Researching ICT-Based Enterprise in Developing Countries: Analytical Tools and Models

Development Informatics Working Paper no. 30, 2008
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 08 Nov 2019
Richard Heeks
University of Manchester
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Public Sector Management Information Systems

Information Systems for Public Sector Management Working Paper no. 5
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 16 Mar 2020
Richard Heeks
University of Manchester
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Understanding Adoption of e-Government: Principals, Agents and Institutional Dualism

iGovernment Working Paper no. 19 (2009)
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 16 Mar 2020
Richard Heeks and Rita Santos
University of Manchester and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Understanding e-Governance for Development

iGovernment Working Paper no. 11
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 16 Mar 2020
Richard Heeks
University of Manchester
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Technological Change in Developing Countries: Opening the Black Box of Process using Actor-Network Theory

Actor-Network Theory for Development Working Paper no. 5
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Mar 2020
Richard Heeks and Carolyne Stanforth
University of Manchester and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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eGovernment in Africa: Promise and Practice

iGovernment Working Paper no. 13
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 16 Mar 2020
Richard Heeks
University of Manchester
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Most eGovernment-for-Development Projects Fail: How Can Risks be Reduced?

iGovernment Working Paper no. 14
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 16 Mar 2020
Richard Heeks
University of Manchester
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eGovernment as a Carrier of Context

iGovernment Working Paper no. 15
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 16 Mar 2020
Richard Heeks
University of Manchester
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Analysing eGovernment Research: Perspectives, Philosophies, Theories, Methods and Practice

iGovernment Working Paper no. 16
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 16 Mar 2020
Richard Heeks and Savita Bailur
University of Manchester and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Benchmarking eGovernment: Improving the National and International Measurement, Evaluation and Comparison of eGovernment

iGovernment Working Paper no. 18 (2006)
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 16 Mar 2020
Richard Heeks
University of Manchester
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The Economics of ICTs and Global Inequality: Convergence or Divergence for Developing Countries?

Development Informatics Working Paper no. 10a
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 09 Nov 2019
Richard Heeks and Charles Kenny
University of Manchester and Center for Global Development
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Digital Economies and Development: A Research Agenda

DIODE Briefing no. 2
Number of pages: 16
Richard Heeks
University of Manchester
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Conceptualising Inclusive Innovation: Modifying Systems of Innovation Frameworks to Understand Diffusion of New Technology to Low-Income Consumers

European Journal of Development Research, Vol. 25, Issue 3, pp. 333-355, 2013
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 20 Jun 2013
Richard Heeks and Christopher Foster
University of Manchester and University of Sheffield - Information School
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Deriving an ICt4D Research Agenda: A Commentary on ‘Information and Communication Technologies for Development (ICt4D): Solutions Seeking Problems?’

Journal of Information Technology, Vol. 27, Issue 4, pp. 339-341, 2012
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 11 Dec 2012
Richard Heeks
University of Manchester
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