ERIC Number: EJ547701
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
The Global Information Economy and Its Effect on Local Economic Development.
New Directions for Higher Education, n97 p51-61 Spr 1997
An advanced telecommunications network is essential for economic growth. It helps expand markets, reduce costs, create jobs, attract new companies and diversify a local economy, reduce the urban/rural economic gap, help firms become more globally competitive, and make an area more attractive to international investors. The challenge to economic development and education specialists is to create this scenario. (MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Note: Theme issue: "The University's Role in Economic Development: From Research to Outreach," Number 97.