Information Economy Report 2007-2008 - Science and technology for development: the new paradigm of ICT

Information Economy Report 2007-2008 - Science and technology for development: the new paradigm of ICT

The report analyses the current and potential contribution of information technology to knowledge creation and diffusion. It explores how ICTs help generate innovations that improve the livelihoods of the poor and support enterprise competitiveness. The report examines how ICTs affect productivity and growth and reflects on the need for a development-oriented approach to intellectual property rights in order to enable effective access to technology.

© United Nations, 2007, 348 pages ISBN 978-92-1-112724-9