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Issue No.04 - July/August (2010 vol.14)
pp: 76-80
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
Stephen Ezell, Scott Andes, "ICT R&D Policies: An International Perspective", IEEE Internet Computing, vol.14, no. 4, pp. 76-80, July/August 2010, doi:10.1109/MIC.2010.94
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