The More You Know, the More You Can Grow: An Information Theoretic Approach to Growth in the Information Age

Abstract

In our information age, information alone has become a driver of social growth. Information is the fuel of “big data” companies, and the decision-making compass of policy makers. Can we quantify how much information leads to how much social growth potential? Information theory is used to show that information (in bits) is effectively a quantifiable… (More)
DOI: 10.3390/e19020082

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