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Essay heading: &Quot;Ict Will Increase Still Further The Divergence Between Rich And Poor Countries&Quot;
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Considering for example the Index of Technological Progress (Rodriguez and Wilson, 1999) which combines television sets, mobile phones, personal computers, internet hosts, fax machines, R&D as percentage of GDP, technicians, scientists and telephone mainlines, it is apparent that rich countries are far better off than poor ones: the top ten economies in the ITP world ranking are all OECD members while the bottom 10 economies are all in sub-Saharan Africa...
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In the case of ICT, culture may create collective attitudes favouring the diffusion of new technologies or pose obstacles to it. Using the “Hofstede framework for assessing culture” (Hofstede, 2001) it is possible to evaluate the influence of cultural factors. A statistical analysis conducted on this basis (Erumban and de Jong, 2004) has demonstrated that low levels of “power distance”, i...
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General issues of this essay:
The Gap between The Rich And The Poor   Rich Dad Poor Dad   &Quot;Ict Will Increase Still Further The Divergence Between Rich And Poor Countries&Quot;   FACTORS LEADING TO THE INCREASE IN THE GAP BETWEEN RICH AND POOR NATIONS DUE TO GLOBALIZATION   Rich Dad Poor Dad   Shadow Economies And Corruption All Over The World: New Estimates For 145 Countries   Poor Are Better Than Rich   Gap Between Rich And Poor   Poor Are Better Than Rich   RICH DAD POOR DAD   There Should Be No Rich People In The World As Long As There Are Poor People? Discuss.   The IMF is a convenient scapegoat for the failure of politicians to properly manage the economies of their countries   Food aid benefits rich countries as much as it does for poor countries?   gap between rich and poor   What Makes Poor Countries Poor?  
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