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Title World Development Report 2016 : Digital Dividends.

Publication Info. Washington, DC : World Bank, ©2016.

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 Moore Stacks  HC59.7 .W659 2016    Available  ---
Description xxiii, 330 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm.
Series World development report ; 2016
World development report ; 2016.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary "This Report aims to inspire and guide the researchers and practitioners who can help advance a new set of development approaches based on a fuller consideration of psychological and social influences."--Page 2.
Contents Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- Abbreviations -- 1 Overview: Strengthening the analog foundation of digital revolution: Digital transformations--digital divides -- How the internet promotes development -- The dividends: Growth, jobs, and service delivery -- The risks: Concentration, inequality, and control -- Making the internet universal, affordable, open, and safe -- Analog complements for a digital economy -- Global cooperation to solve global problems-- Reaping digital dividends for everyone -- Notes -- References -- Spotlight 1: How the internet promotes development -- Part 1: Facts and analysis -- Chapter 1: Accelerating growth -- Connected businesses -- More trade, higher productivity, and greater competition -- Digital technologies can lead firms and countries to diverge -- The nexus of technology and regulation -- The future of markets -- Notes -- References -- Sector focus 1: Agriculture -- Spotlight 2: Digital finance -- Chapter 2: Expanding opportunities: Connected people -- Creating jobs, boosting labor productivity, and benefiting consumers -- Labor market polarization can lead to greater inequality -- The race between skills and technology -- The future of jobs -- Notes -- References -- Sector focus 2: Education -- Spotlight 3: Social media -- Chapter 3: Delivering services: Connected governments -- Greater state capability and citizen participation -- Digital technologies too often fail to empower citizens -- The gap between technology and institutions -- The future of public services -- Notes -- References -- Sector focus 3: e-health -- Spotlight 4: Digital identity -- Part 2: Policies: Chapter 4: Sectoral policies: Making the internet universal, affordable, open, and safe -- Shaping the digital economy -- Supply-side policies: Availability, accessibility, and affordability -- Demand-side policies: Open and safe internet use -- Promoting the digital economy -- Notes -- References -- Sector focus 4: Smart cities -- Spotlight 5: The data revolution -- Chapter 5: National priorities: Analog foundations for a digital economy -- The interdependence between technology and complements -- Regulations: Helping businesses connect and compete -- Skills: Making the internet work for everyone -- Institutions: Connecting for a capable and accountable government -- Digital safeguards -- Notes -- References -- Sector focus 5: Energy -- Chapter 6: Global cooperation: Internet governance -- Toward a global digital market -- Leveraging information for sustainable development -- Notes -- References -- Sector focus 6: Environmental management -- Spotlight 6: Six digital technologies to watch.
Subject Electronic commerce.
Digital divide.
Electronic benefits transfers.
Electronic funds transfers.
Electronic data interchange.
Home banking services.
Digital divide.
Electronic benefits transfers.
Electronic commerce.
Electronic data interchange.
Electronic funds transfers.
Home banking services.
Added Title Digital Dividends : World Development Report 2016
ISBN 9781464807282
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9781464806711
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