Nir Kshetri

University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Bryan School of Business & Economics

401 Bryan Building

Greensboro, NC 27402-6179

United States

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Scholarly Papers (48)

1.

Cloud Computing in Developing Economies

IEEE Computer, Vol. 43, No. 10, pp. 47-55, 2010
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 05 Mar 2012
Nir Kshetri
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Bryan School of Business & Economics
Downloads 1,566 (12,424)
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Cloud computing, software as a service, cyber-espionage, developing world, e-education

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Barriers to E-Commerce and Competitive Business Models in Developing Countries: A Case Study

Electronic Commerce Research and Applications, Vol. 6, 2007
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 24 Sep 2008
Nir Kshetri
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Bryan School of Business & Economics
Downloads 1,022 (23,868)
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E-commerce, e-commerce barriers, business model, developing countries, expatriates, innovation diffusion

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Pattern of Global Cyber War and Crime: A Conceptual Framework

Journal of International Management, Vol. 11, No. 4, December 2005
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 Nov 2005
Nir Kshetri
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Bryan School of Business & Economics
Downloads 889 (29,174)
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E-commerce, South Asia, Institutions

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The Simple Economics of Cybercrimes

IEEE Security and Privacy, Vol. 4, No. 1, January/February 2006
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 08 Feb 2006
Nir Kshetri
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Bryan School of Business & Economics
Downloads 778 (35,073)
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Cybercrimes, vicious circle, hacker, online extortions, psychological costs and benefits

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China: M-Commerce in World's Largest Mobile Market

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 30 Jan 2006
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Bryan School of Business & Economics, University of North Carolina at Greensboro and University of Hawaii at Manoa
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China, m-commerce, 3G

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Institutional Factors Affecting Offshore Business Process and Information Technology Outsourcing

Journal of International Management, Vol. 13, No. 1, 2007
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 13 Mar 2007
Nir Kshetri
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Bryan School of Business & Economics
Downloads 521 (59,452)
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Offshore outsourcing, institutions, privacy laws, rule of law, codes of conduct

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Mobile Commerce as a Solution to the Global Digital Divide: Selected Cases of E-Development

THE DIGITAL CHALLENGE: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN THE DEVELOPMENT CONTEXT, S. Krishna and S. Madon, eds., Ashgate Publications, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Nov 2005
Nikhilesh Dholakia and Nir Kshetri
University of Rhode Island and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Bryan School of Business & Economics
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Mobile Commerce, Digital Divide, e-Development

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The Indian Environment for Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development

Studia Negotia, Vol. 56, No. 4, pp. 35-52, 2011
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 25 Jan 2012
Nir Kshetri
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Bryan School of Business & Economics
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Entrepreneurship, oligarchic capitalism, microfinance, remittances, global financial crisis

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Development of a Smart City and its Adoption and Acceptance: The Case of New Songdo

COMMUNICATIONS & STRATEGIES, no. 96, 4th quarter 2014, p.113
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 28 Jul 2015
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Bryan School of Business & Economics, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University and Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
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smart city, new Songdo city, South Korea, formal and informal institutions, ubiquitous city, aerotropolis

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The Evolution of Broadband Industry in the Developing World: A Comparison of China and India

IN HANDBOOK OF RESEARCH IN GLOBAL DIFFUSION OF BROADBAND DATA TRANSMISSION, Y.K. Dwivedi, A. Papazafeiropoulou, J. Choudrie, eds., IGI Global, Hershey, Forthcoming
Posted: 16 Nov 2008
Nir Kshetri and Nikhilesh Dholakia
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Bryan School of Business & Economics and University of Rhode Island
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India, China, broadband, telecommunications, diffusion, leadership, outsourcing

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What Determines Internet Diffusion Loci in Developing Countries: Evidence from China and India

Pacific Telecommunications Review, Vol. 23, No. 3, pp. 25-34
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 15 Nov 2005
Nir Kshetri
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Bryan School of Business & Economics
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People's Republic of China, India, Internet, innovation diffusion, historical methods

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Determinants of the Global Diffusion of B2b E-Commerce

Electronic Markets, Vol. 12, No. 2, pp. 120-129, 2002
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 31 Aug 2005
Nir Kshetri and Nikhilesh Dholakia
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Bryan School of Business & Economics and University of Rhode Island
Downloads 327 (103,110)
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Globalisation, B2B e-commerce, multinational corporations, technology, diffusion

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Institutional Changes Affecting Entrepreneurship in China

Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship, Vol. 12, Issue 4, pp. 415-432, 2007
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 22 Mar 2008
Nir Kshetri
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Bryan School of Business & Economics
Downloads 313 (108,221)
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China, institutions, entrepreneurship, legitimacy, instrumental values, deinstitutionalization

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The Broadband Race: Comparing China and India

Indian Telecom Industry: Trends and Cases, 2004
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 15 Nov 2005
Nikhilesh Dholakia and Nir Kshetri
University of Rhode Island and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Bryan School of Business & Economics
Downloads 303 (112,055)

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India, China, broadband, telecommunications, diffusion, leadership

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The Evolution of the Chinese Online Gaming Industry

Journal of Technology Management in China, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 158-179, 2010
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 28 Feb 2010
Nir Kshetri
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Bryan School of Business & Economics
Downloads 291 (117,067)
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Culture, online gaming, China, Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Games, casual games, piracy

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Global Digital Divide

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF INFORMATION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 2nd edition, Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, Idea Group Publishing, 2008
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 20 Oct 2008
Nir Kshetri and Nikhilesh Dholakia
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Bryan School of Business & Economics and University of Rhode Island
Downloads 289 (117,905)

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Digital divide, LINCOS, GTPNet

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The Economics of Click Fraud

IEEE Security & Privacy, Vol. 8, No. 3, pp. 45-53, May/June 2010
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 16 Jul 2010
Nir Kshetri
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Bryan School of Business & Economics
Downloads 258 (132,821)

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Click fraud, pay per click advertising, institutions, electronic channel, technological information, market information

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Structural Shifts in the Chinese Software Industry

IEEE Software, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 15 Nov 2005
Nir Kshetri
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Bryan School of Business & Economics
Downloads 236 (144,980)
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Structural shift, software industry, India, China, disruptive innovations, OSS

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Digital Divide to Digital Dividend

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF INFORMATION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLGY, Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, ed., Idea Group Publishing, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 13 Nov 2005
Nikhilesh Dholakia and Nir Kshetri
University of Rhode Island and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Bryan School of Business & Economics
Downloads 233 (146,770)

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Little Intelligent Communities, Global Trade Point Network , Digital Divide

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E-Commerce Patterns in South Asia: A Look Beyond Economics

Journal of Asia Pacific Business, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 63-79, 2005
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 11 Nov 2005
Nir Kshetri and Nikhilesh Dholakia
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Bryan School of Business & Economics and University of Rhode Island
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E-commerce, South Asia, Institutions

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The Osmosis Model for Studying Offshore Business Process Outsourcing

Proceeding of the Americas Conference on Information Systems, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 05 Apr 2006
Nir Kshetri and Nicholas Williamson
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Bryan School of Business & Economics and University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Downloads 228 (149,922)
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Osmosis, BPO, socio-cultural distance, globalization

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Economics of Linux Adoption in Developing Countries

IEEE Software, Vol. 21, No. 1, pp. 74-81
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 13 Nov 2005
Nir Kshetri
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Bryan School of Business & Economics
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Linux, OSS, developing countries, adoption, economics

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Privacy and Security Aspects of Social Media: Institutional and Technological Environment

The Pacific Asia Journal of the Association for Information Systems, Vol. 3, No. 4, pp.1-20, December 2012
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 Nov 2012
Nir Kshetri
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Bryan School of Business & Economics
Downloads 226 (151,212)

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social media, rare enemy syndrome, targetability, privacy and security, institutions

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What Factors are Driving China's Mobile Diffusion?

Electronic Markets, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 22-26, 2002
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 11 Nov 2005
Nir Kshetri and Maggie Cheung
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Bryan School of Business & Economics and Legerity, Inc.
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China, Mobile technology, diffusion, Marxism, reengineering

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Determinants of the Locus of Global E-Commerce

Electronic Markets, Vol. 11, No. 4, pp. 250-257, 2001
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 31 Aug 2005
Nir Kshetri
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Bryan School of Business & Economics
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E-commerce, globalisation, socio-cultural factors, political factors, economic factors, supranational institutions

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Information and Communications Technologies, Strategic Asymmetry and National Security

Journal of International Management, Vol. 11, No. 4, 2005
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 11 Nov 2005
Nir Kshetri
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Bryan School of Business & Economics
Downloads 198 (171,229)

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Strategic asymmetry, information and communication technologies, national security, institutions, cyber attacks

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Organizations' E-Business Adoption in China: An Institutional Perspective

Electronic Markets, Vol. 17, No. 2, 2007
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Jul 2007
Nir Kshetri
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Bryan School of Business & Economics
Downloads 171 (194,955)

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China, e-business, institutions, legitimacy, guanxi, isomorphism

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World Trade Point Federation: Bringing E-Commerce Capabilities to Developing Nations

International Journal of Cases on Electronic Commerce (IJCEC), Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 39-53
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 15 Nov 2005
Nikhilesh Dholakia and Nir Kshetri
University of Rhode Island and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Bryan School of Business & Economics
Downloads 155 (212,052)

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E-Commerce, World Trade Point Federation, Developing Nations

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The Colombian Outsourcing and Offshoring Industry: The Effects of Institutions and Agglomeration Economies

R.Hernández et al. eds. Latin America’s Emergence in Global Services: A New Driver of Structural Change in the Region, ECLAC, Santiago, 2014
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 12 Apr 2014
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Bryan School of Business & Economics, Fundación Universitaria Konrad Lorenz, Fundación Universitaria Konrad Lorenz and Fundación Universitaria Konrad Lorenz
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Outsourcing, institutions, agglomeration economies, Colombia, voice-based Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) services

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Institutionalization of Intellectual Property Rights in China

European Management Journal, Vol. 27, No. 3, pp. 155-164, June 2009
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 25 Feb 2010
Nir Kshetri
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Bryan School of Business & Economics
Downloads 134 (238,502)
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China, Intellectual Property Rights, Institutions, Emerging Economies

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Diffusion Pattern of Linux: An Assessment on Major Technology Dimensions

First Monday, Vol. 10, No. 8, August 2005
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 15 Nov 2005
Nir Kshetri
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Bryan School of Business & Economics
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Open source software, innovation, diffusion

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Normative and Cognitive Institutions Affecting a Firm’s E-Commerce Adoption

Journal of Electronic Commerce Research, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 157-174, 2010
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Sep 2010
Nir Kshetri
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Bryan School of Business & Economics
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Normative institutions, cognitive institutions, social network, e-commerce, cultural affinity

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Intelirel's Transition to E-Business: Optimizing the Combination of Electronic Data Exchange and the Internet

International Journal of Cases on Electronic Commerce, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 46-60
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 Dec 2005
Nir Kshetri and Satya Jayadev
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Bryan School of Business & Economics and University of North Carolina at Greensboro
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Electronic Data Exchange , Internet , e-commerce, apparel

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Institutional and Economic Foundation of Entrepreneurship in Africa: An Overview

Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship, Vol. 16, No. 1, 2011
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 22 Oct 2011
Nir Kshetri
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Bryan School of Business & Economics
Downloads 117 (264,247)

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Arbitrage strategies, oligarchic capitalism, formal and informal institutions, natural resources, Susu collectors

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Mobile Payment in Emerging Markets

IEEE IT Professional, Vol. 14, No. 4, pp. 9-14, July-August 2012
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 11 Nov 2012
Nir Kshetri and Sharad Acharya
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Bryan School of Business & Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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mobile payment, emerging markets, M-Pesa, Kenya, socio-economic development

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Global Cybersecurity: Issues and Concern

Kshetri, Nir (2013). “Global Cybersecurity: Issues and Concerns,” Guest Editorial, Journal of Global Information Technology Management (JGITM), 16(4), 1-5.
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 07 Nov 2013
Nir Kshetri
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Bryan School of Business & Economics
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Cybersecurity, economics, cybercrime, hackers

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Cybersecurity-Related Barriers to International Trade and Investment

GigaNet: Global Internet Governance Academic Network, Annual Symposium 2013
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 17 Jul 2016
Nir Kshetri
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Bryan School of Business & Economics
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Cybersecurity, barriers to international trade and investment, military alliance, GigaNet

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Electronic Architectures for Bridging the Global Digital Divide: A Comparative Assessment of E-Business Systems Designed to Reach the Global Poor

ARCHITECTURAL ISSUES OF WEB-ENABLED ELECTRONIC BUSINESS, pp. 23-40, Shi Nansi, ed., Idea Group Publishing, 2003
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 16 Nov 2005
Nikhilesh Dholakia and Nir Kshetri
University of Rhode Island and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Bryan School of Business & Economics
Downloads 94 (306,631)

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Digital divide, electronic architectures

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Economics and Politics of Advertising: Evidence from the Enlarging European Union

European Journal of Marketing, Vol. 41, pp. 3-4, 2007
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 01 May 2007
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Bryan School of Business & Economics, University of North Carolina at Greensboro and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro
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Advertising, enlarging EU, civil liberty, market economy

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The Diaspora as a Change Agent in Entrepreneurship-Related Institutions in Sub-Saharan Africa

Kshetri, Nir (2013). “The Diaspora as a Change Agent in Entrepreneurship-Related Institutions in Sub-Saharan Africa,” Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship, September, 18(3).
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 Nov 2013
Nir Kshetri
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Bryan School of Business & Economics
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Increasing Returns and the Diffusion of Linux in China

IT Professional, Vol. 9, No. 6, 2007
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 04 Dec 2007
Nir Kshetri
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Bryan School of Business & Economics
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China, increasing returns, feedback systems, Linux, institutions

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The Evolution of Formal and Informal Institutions Related to Cyber-Security: A Comparison of China and India

GigaNet: Global Internet Governance Academic Network, Annual Symposium 2012
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 17 Jul 2016
Nir Kshetri
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Bryan School of Business & Economics
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cyber-security; formal and informal institutions; cyber militia; China; India; trade associations, GigaNet

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Government Policy, Continental Collaboration and the Diffusion of Open Source Software in China, Japan and South Korea

Journal of Asia Pacific Business, Vol. 8, No. 1, 2007
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 13 Apr 2007
Nir Kshetri and Andreea Schiopu
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Bryan School of Business & Economics and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro
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OSS, North East Asia, continental collaboration, government roles, China

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Cloud Computing in India

IEEE IT Professional, 14(5), September/October 2012, pp. 5-8
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 11 Nov 2012
Nir Kshetri
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Bryan School of Business & Economics
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India, cloud computing, entrepreneurship, security

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The Institution ICT Economic Development Nexus: Two Cases

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 05 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2012
Nir Kshetri
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Bryan School of Business & Economics
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Environmental and Contextual Sources of Global Variation in Entrepreneurial Activities

Kshetri, Nir (2015). “Environmental and Contextual Sources of Global Variation in Entrepreneurial Activities,” S. Carraher and D. Welsh (eds.) Global Entrepreneurship, Kendal Hunt Publishing Company, Dubuque, Iowa, pp. 23-32.
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 08 Feb 2015
Nir Kshetri
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Bryan School of Business & Economics
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Economic factors, institutional factors, demand-side perspective, supply-side perspective, culture, political stability

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The Evolution of the Offshore Outsourcing Industry Brazil Versus Other BRIC Economies

Kshetri, N. (2012). The evolution of the offshore outsourcing industry Brazil versus other BRIC economies. Suma de Negocios, 3(3), 33-46.
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 24 Aug 2017
Nir Kshetri
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Bryan School of Business & Economics
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Offshore outsourcing, Brazil, industry structure, BRIC economies, exportability, externalities

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Revisiting Turing’s Imitation Game: A Commentary on Replacing Teachers with Internet Devices

Sharma, R. S., Kshetri, N., & Nesbit, T. (2018). Revisiting Turing’s Imitation Game: A Commentary on Replacing Teachers with Internet Devices. Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 43, pp-pp. Doi /1CAIS.04324
Posted: 22 Apr 2020
Ravi Sharma, Nir Kshetri and Trevor Nesbit
Center for Inclusive Digital Enterprise - CeIDE, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Bryan School of Business & Economics and Ara Institute of Canterbury

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digital education, Internet learning