« Previous | of | Next »

Do information communication technologies promote rural economic development?

Collection:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center (ACDC)
Contributor:
Pigg, Kenneth E. (main author), Crank, Laura D. (author)
Format:
Journal article
Publication Date:
2005
Published:
USA
Location:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center, Funk Library, University of Illinois
Subject Term:
case studies, communication systems, development, information issues, information systems, roles, rural areas, rural communities, rural development, telecommunication, information technology
Notes:
Examines five cases of rural areas that deployed information and communication technology programs. "There is little evidence that telecommunications lead to economic growth or that businesses in the communities are using ICT extensively." Instead, "the physical deployment of the hardware is not sufficient to achieve success."