It's Not What You Make, It's How You Use IT : Measuring the Welfare Benefits of the IT Revolution Across Countries »
Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Tamim Bayoumi , and Markus Haacker
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 July 2002
Keywords: welfare benefits, real gdp, benefits, national income, gdp per capita, Welfare Economics: General, Economic Growth of Open Economies, Comparative Studies of Countries,
This paper analyzes the welfare benefits from falling relative prices of IT (information technology) goods across a wide range of countries. We find, using two separate methodologies and datasets, that welfare bene...