Size, Structure and Growth of the U.S. Information Economy

  title={Size, Structure and Growth of the U.S. Information Economy},
  author={Uday M. Apte and Hiranya K. Nath},
  booktitle={Managing in the Information Economy},
This paper presents the results of our empirical research in measuring the size and structure of the US information economy in 1992 and 1997, and in assessing the growth experienced by different industries and sectors since Porat’s research on the US information economy in 1967. The study indicates that the share of the information economy in total GNP grew from about 46 percent in 1967 to about 56 percent in 1992, and to 63 percent in 1997. The study further indicates that during this time… CONTINUE READING
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