A Time Series Analysis of International ICT Spillover

A Time Series Analysis of International ICT Spillover

Juan Juan Zhang (National University of Singapore, Singapore) and Sang-Yong Tom Lee (Hanyang University, Korea)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-949-6.ch232
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Abstract

This article studies the role of international spillover of information and communication technology (ICT) in economic growth. We examine the performance of ten countries from 1982 to 1999. By empirically analyzing the relationship between total factor productivity (TFP) and domestic and foreign ICT investment with time series analysis tools, we find limited evidence that there exist international ICT spillovers for a group of countries. Further, we discuss the possible ICT policies to improve productivity and balance out a win-win situation for both ICT spillover sending and receiving countries.

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