The ICT Productivity Paradox [E-Book]: Insights from Micro Data / Dirk Pilat
Pilat, Dirk.
Paris : OECD Publishing, 2005
41 p.
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Empirical analysis of the economic impacts of information and communications technology (ICT) has followed three main tracks, namely analysis with aggregate data on ICT investment, with data on ICTproducing and ICT-using industries, and with firm-level data. Firm-level data point to factors influencing the impacts of ICT that cannot be observed at the aggregate level, e.g. organisational factors or the availability of skills. Firm-level data can also point to competitive effects that may accompany the spread...