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Contributions to Economics

Information and Communication Technology in Sudan

An Economic Analysis of Impact and Use in Universities

Authors: Mohamed Nour, Samia

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  • Compares ICT impact on private versus public universities in Sudan
  • Based on an in-depth micro level primary survey data
  • Provides recommendations for ICT policy improvements to enhance knowledge transfer within and across universities
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About this book

This book discusses the use, economic importance and impact of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in public and private Sudanese universities. The author provides an in-depth analysis of the economic impact of ICT from the demand perspective as well as from the public-private perspective. This book also examines the status, pattern, structure, trend and determinants of the demand for ICT in public and private Sudanese universities. It investigates the economic impacts of the uses of ICT, the potential opportunities and challenges that ICT is expected to create for public and private Sudanese universities, and explains the role of ICT in facilitating the production, creation and transfer of knowledge in Sudanese universities.

About the authors

Dr. Samia Mohamed Nour is an Affiliated Researcher of United Nations University- Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (UNU-MERIT) and Associate Professor of Economics in the Faculty of Economic and Social Studies, Khartoum University (Sudan). She is also the author of 'Technological Change and Skill Development in Sudan' (Springer, 2013) and 'Technological Change and 'Skill Development in Arab Gulf Countries' (Springer, 2013).

Table of contents (9 chapters)

Table of contents (9 chapters)

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eBook $74.99
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-13999-9
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $99.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-13998-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $99.00
price for USA in USD
  • Unpublished eBooks cannot be pre-ordered in advance.
  • Due: November 18, 2016
  • ISBN 978-3-319-38609-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Information and Communication Technology in Sudan
Book Subtitle
An Economic Analysis of Impact and Use in Universities
Authors
Series Title
Contributions to Economics
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-13999-9
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-13999-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-13998-2
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-38609-6
Series ISSN
1431-1933
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXXIV, 374
Number of Illustrations
2 b/w illustrations, 30 illustrations in colour
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