Globalization and ICT innovation policy: Absorption capacity in developing countries

Ayesha Saleem, Kiyohide Higuchi

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Abstract

This paper is about the new role of academic institutions in the economic development of developing countries. Educational institutes are significant in propelling economic development as they are the powerful drivers, technology centres, developers and investors. Universities can affect the economic growth of developing countries. The study identifies the current technology innovation in the field of education and analyzes the case of Pakistan and developed countries. The purpose of this new role of academic institutions is to touch virtually every aspect of daily lives and the prosperity of the communities live in rural areas. At a larger scale it aims to initiate a process of policy learning, exchange between countries in different stages of economic development and knowledge sharing with their universities research students.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication14th International Conference on Advanced Communication Technology
Subtitle of host publicationSmart Society Innovation through Mobile Internet, ICACT 2012
Pages563-567
Number of pages5
Publication statusPublished - 2012 May 9
Event14th International Conference on Advanced Communication Technology, ICACT 2012 - PyeongChang, Korea, Republic of
Duration: 2012 Feb 192012 Feb 22

Publication series

NameInternational Conference on Advanced Communication Technology, ICACT
ISSN (Print)1738-9445

Conference

Conference14th International Conference on Advanced Communication Technology, ICACT 2012
CountryKorea, Republic of
CityPyeongChang
Period12/2/1912/2/22

Keywords

  • IC T education
  • ICT
  • Innovation
  • Policy
  • Role of Universities
  • Technology catch-up/transfer

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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    Saleem, A., & Higuchi, K. (2012). Globalization and ICT innovation policy: Absorption capacity in developing countries. In 14th International Conference on Advanced Communication Technology: Smart Society Innovation through Mobile Internet, ICACT 2012 (pp. 563-567). [6174732] (International Conference on Advanced Communication Technology, ICACT).