Using Information and Communications Technology to Reduce Poverty in Rural India

World Bank PREM Notes No. 70

4 Pages Posted: 25 Feb 2005

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Simone Cecchini

United Nations - Economic Commission for Latin American and the Caribbean (ECLAC)

Giovanna Prennushi

World Bank - Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Network (PRMVP)

Date Written: June 2002

Abstract

Information and communications technology can improve poor people's lives - but only if policies and projects are designed to exploit its potential.

Keywords: ICT, technology, poverty, India, rural

JEL Classification: O18, O20, O33, R58, I30

Suggested Citation

Cecchini, Simone and Prennushi, Giovanna, Using Information and Communications Technology to Reduce Poverty in Rural India (June 2002). World Bank PREM Notes No. 70. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=671645 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.671645

Simone Cecchini (Contact Author)

United Nations - Economic Commission for Latin American and the Caribbean (ECLAC) ( email )

Santiago
Chile

Giovanna Prennushi

World Bank - Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Network (PRMVP) ( email )

Washington, DC 20433
United States

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