Title: Policy without evidence: the case of information technology in developing countries

Authors: Jeffrey James

Addresses: Tilburg University, The Netherlands

Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to assess whether one should undertake rigorous evaluation of certain types of Internet technologies in developing countries. This is shown to depend on a range of variables in a decision-tree format.

Keywords: technology evaluation; appropriate technology; internet technologies; information technology; developing countries; decision tree.

DOI: 10.1504/IJITM.2009.024804

International Journal of Information Technology and Management, 2009 Vol.8 No.4, pp.429 - 441

Published online: 01 May 2009 *

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