ICT and the Sources of Growth
5 Pages Posted: 2 Apr 2019
Date Written: March 10, 2019
Using cross-country panel data, we find evidence that ICT development has a positive impact on output, physical capital accumulation, and productivity growth although the impact on the latter is higher. The higher impacts of mobile cellular and the Internet on middle/low-income countries’ output growth come from their component impacts on physical capital accumulation rather productivity.
Keywords: internet, mobile, growth, productivity
JEL Classification: E20, O40
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