Issue No. 04 - July/August (2010 vol. 14)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MIC.2010.94
Stephen Ezell , Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
Scott Andes , Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
Information and communication technology (ICT) is a crucial driver of economic growth. This has made ICT R&D vital to sustaining ICT as an engine of global growth. While the US still performs the most ICT R&D in the world, competition has intensified as US ICT R&D investment as a percentage of GDP has fallen noticeably, and has been surpassed by competitors, in the past decade.The Web extra is a sidebar explaining ICT R&D intensity, which measures a country's performance based on its R&D investment compared with the size of its economy.
information and communication technology, ICT R&D, public policy
S. Andes and S. Ezell, "ICT R&D Policies: An International Perspective," in IEEE Internet Computing, vol. 14, no. , pp. 76-80, 2010.