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Information Technology and Economic Development

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Published by Idea Group Reference .
Written in English


  • Development economics,
  • Impact of computing & IT on society,
  • Computers,
  • Computers - General Information,
  • Computer Books: General,
  • Computers & Internet,
  • General,
  • Economic aspects,
  • Economic development,
  • Information Technology

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsYutaka Kurihara (Editor), Sadayoshi Takaya (Editor), Hisashi Harui (Editor), Hiroshi Kamae (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages379
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8901017M
ISBN 101599045796
ISBN 109781599045795

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