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Editors: Almas Heshmati and Sun Peng (TEMEP, College of Engineering, Seoul National University, Korea)
Book Description:
This volume serves as an international forum focusing on the information and communication technology policies and practices which have led to the rapid and remarkable record of high and sustained economic growth of Asian countries since the middle of the second half of the 20th century. It aims to provide an up-to-date and in-depth analysis of five factors crucial to the success of the ICT industry and technology transfer in some specific countries in Asia. These factors include: the development of ICT policy, the contribution of ICT sectors to the economy, the productivity and efficiency of ICT sectors, E-government utilization in the provision of public services, and the effectiveness of globalization and technology transfer.

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Table of Contents:
Chapter 1. Introduction to Information and Communication Technology Policies and Practices pp.1-8
(Almas HESHMATI and Peng SUN)

A. ICT Policy Development
Chapter 2. An Analysis of Industrial Policy of IT in Vietnam, Nam TRAN-QUY pp.9-26

Chapter 3. State of Cybersecurity and the Roadmap to a Secure Cyber Community in Cambodia pp.27-38
(Sopheak CHEANG)

B. Contributions of ICT Industry
Chapter 4. Harnessing ICTs for the Competitiveness of SMEs in Nepal: Prospects and Challenges pp.39-60

Chapter 5. The Effect of Main Telecommunication Indicators on Inflow of Foreign Direct Investment pp.61-72

Chapter 6. Effects of Information Technology on Cost, Quality and Efficiency in Provision of Public Services pp.73-90
(Nabaz T. KHAYYAT)

C. Productivity and Efficiency in ICT Sectors
Chapter 7 pp.91-104
(Youngil KIM)

Chapter 8. Network Neutrality and the Efficiency of Internet Application Service Providers: A Meta-Frontier Analysis
(Daeho LEE) pp.105-118

Chapter 9. The Relationship between Efficiency and Ownership Structure: The Case of China's Listed ICT Companies
(Shaofei WANG and Almas HESHMATI)pp.119-144

Chapter 10. A Comparison of Efficiency of Mobile Operators in South America
(Sergio M. BORJA-BARRERA and Almas HESHMATI)pp.145-166

Chapter 11. Mobile Operators in MENA Region: Impact of Foreign Ownership and Market Share on Financial Performance and Traffic, (Rachid EL-RHINAOUI and Almas HESHMATI)pp.167-190

Chapter 12. The Impact of IT on Efficiency of Postal Services in Indonesia
(Hertadi IMAN-SANTOSO and Almas HESHMATI)pp.191-206

D. E-Government

Chapter 13. Utilization of E-Government in Delivery of Public Services in Asia pp.207-232
(Almas HESHMATI, Malis SUN and JongEun OH)

Chapter 14. E-Government Challenges in Cambodia
(Sinawong SANG) pp.233-248

E. Globalization and Technology Transfer

Chapter 15. Review of Trade Policy and its Effects on China’s Economic Growth pp.249-272
(Peng SUN)

Chapter 16. Regulatory Policy Factors Impacts on Industrial Technology Development in Nepal
(Tek B. GHIMIRE)pp.273-296

List of Contributors

Index pp.297-310

      Media and Communications - Technologies, Policies and Challenges
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2011 - 1st Quarter
   Pages: 310.pp
   ISBN: 978-1-60876-671-0
   Status: AV
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