Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/50144
Authors: 
Karlsson, Charlie
Maier, Gunther
Trippl, Michaela
Siedschlag, Iulia
Owen, Robert
Murphy, Gavin
Year of Publication: 
2008
Series/Report no.: 
ESRI working paper 233
Abstract: 
The objective of this paper is to review the relevant theoretical and empirical literature to provide a conceptual and methodological background for the analysis of the consequences of ICT use and globalisation on the regional economies in the European Union. We highlight the key aspects of ICT as a general purpose technology, discuss the economic impacts of ICT diffusion from a macro as well as from a micro perspective, and examine the spatial consequences of ICT diffusion. We focus on regional innovation systems and globalisation in order to propose an organizing framework for the analysis of the impact of ICT diffusion on regional development.
Subjects: 
technology diffusion
innovation systems
globalisation
regional development
JEL: 
F23
O33
R11
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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