The socioeconomic significance of information technology to developing countries

  title={The socioeconomic significance of information technology to developing countries},
  author={R. Narasimhan},
  journal={Inf. Soc.},
  • R. Narasimhan
  • Published 1983
  • Economics, Computer Science
  • Inf. Soc.
  • Abstract In the industrially advanced societies of the West, economic development has invariably been accompanied by a structural shift of labor from the primary and secondary production Sectors to the tertiary or service sector. A systematic analysis of the service sector would show that the “commodity” on which this sector acts is “information.” The increasing importance of “information” for control and management in an “advancing” society is the primary reason for the structural shift of… CONTINUE READING
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