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Posted:  15 Apr 2013
Published:  22 Apr 2013
Format:  PDF
Length:  409  Page(s)
Type:  Research Content
Language:  English
ABSTRACT:

Growth and Jobs in a Hyperconnected World

 

With a record coverage of 144 economies, the report remains one of the most comprehensive and authoritative assessments of the impact of ICT on competitiveness of nations and the well-being of their citizens.

 

The Networked Readiness Index (NRI), finds Finland (1st) Singapore (2nd) and Sweden (3rd) take the top three places. The Netherlands (4th), Norway (5th), Switzerland (6th), the United Kingdom (7th), Denmark (8th), the United States (9th), and Taiwan, China (10th) complete the top.

 

Contents:


Part 1: The Current Networked Readiness for Growth and Jobs

 

  • The Networked Readiness Index 2013
  • Digitization for Economic Growth and 35 Job Creation
  • A Taxonomy of National Broadband and ICT Plans
  • The Importance of National Policy Leadership
  • Fiber Broadband: A Foundation for Social 67 and Economic Growth
  • The Economic Impact of Next-Generation 77 Mobile Services
  • Better Measurements for Realizing the 81 Full Potential of Health Information Technologies
  • Re-Establishing the European Union’s Competitiveness with the Next Wave of Investment in Telecommunications
  • The Big Opportunity for Inclusive Growth

 

Part 2: Case Studies of Leveraging ICTs for Competitiveness and Well-Being

 

  • Colombia’s Digital Agenda: Successes and the Challenges Ahead
  • The Metamorphosis to a Knowledge-Based  Society: Rwanda
  • E-Government in Latin America: A Review 127 of the Success in Colombia, Uruguay, and Panama

Part 3: Country/Economy Profiles

 

Part 4: Data Tables

 

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