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 publicationInternational Conference on Advanced Communication Technology, ICACT
Pages563-567
Number of pages5
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Event14th International Conference on Advanced Communication Technology, ICACT 2012 - PyeongChang
Duration: 2012 Feb 192012 Feb 22

Other

Other14th International Conference on Advanced Communication Technology, ICACT 2012
CityPyeongChang
Period12/2/1912/2/22

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Developing countries
Innovation
Economics
Education
Students

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 International Conference on Advanced Communication Technology, ICACT (pp. 563-567). [6174732]

Globalization and ICT innovation policy : Absorption capacity in developing countries. / Saleem, Ayesha; Higuchi, Kiyohide.

International Conference on Advanced Communication Technology, ICACT. 2012. p. 563-567 6174732.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Saleem, A & Higuchi, K 2012, Globalization and ICT innovation policy: Absorption capacity in developing countries. in International Conference on Advanced Communication Technology, ICACT., 6174732, pp. 563-567, 14th International Conference on Advanced Communication Technology, ICACT 2012, PyeongChang, 12/2/19.
Saleem A, Higuchi K. Globalization and ICT innovation policy: Absorption capacity in developing countries. In International Conference on Advanced Communication Technology, ICACT. 2012. p. 563-567. 6174732
Saleem, Ayesha ; Higuchi, Kiyohide. / Globalization and ICT innovation policy : Absorption capacity in developing countries. International Conference on Advanced Communication Technology, ICACT. 2012. pp. 563-567
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