Issues in Measuring the Information Economy

Karunaratne N.D. (1986) Issues in Measuring the Information Economy. Journal of Economic Studies, 13 3: . doi:10.1108/eb002629

Author Karunaratne N.D.
Title Issues in Measuring the Information Economy
Journal name Journal of Economic Studies   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0144-3585
Publication date 1986-01-01
Sub-type Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
DOI 10.1108/eb002629
Volume 13
Issue 3
Total pages 1
Subject 2000 Economics, Econometrics and Finance
2002 Cultural Studies
Abstract This article presents a set of techniques to measure and analyse the structure of the information economy of a country using input-output methods. Published national data bases for many countries fail to identify the information economy and the focus has been on the measurement of conventional sectors such as agriculture, manufacturing and services. However, it is now widely recognised that the information sector is emerging as a major force in the restructuring and growth of many economies in the world. The measurement and analysis of this information economy is invaluable for proper policy formulation in this information age. The article demonstrates the operational nature of the techniques proposed herein, by their application to Australia and a few developing economies in the Pacific.
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown

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Sub-type: Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
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