Digital Economy: Impacts, Influences, and Challenges

Digital Economy: Impacts, Influences, and Challenges

by Harbhajan
     
 

Kehal (economics, University of Western Sydney, Australia) and Singh, who received a Master's degree in information systems from the University of Western Sydney, present 18 essays on the effects of the digital economy on business transactions, technology, culture, and education, looking at various aspects of global production, trade, investment, and the effects of… See more details below

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Kehal (economics, University of Western Sydney, Australia) and Singh, who received a Master's degree in information systems from the University of Western Sydney, present 18 essays on the effects of the digital economy on business transactions, technology, culture, and education, looking at various aspects of global production, trade, investment, and the effects of the Internet from a socio-economic angle. Contributors in information systems, management, social sciences, business, and economics examine topics such as e-commerce in China, software piracy, the use of digital cash, electronic signatures, and the online game business in South Korea. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781591403647
Publisher:
IGI Global
Publication date:
07/28/2004
Pages:
300
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. ISocio-economic impacts and influences of e-commerce in a digital economy1
Ch. IIRe-intermediation and deferment through e-commerce : neo-Austrian interpretation of capital and time21
Ch. IIIRisk and investment in the global telecommunications industry39
Ch. IVReduction of transaction costs by using electronic commerce in financial services : an institutional and empirical approach62
Ch. VThe spreading use of digital cash and its problems84
Ch. VIElectronic signature : the core legislation category in digital economy98
Ch. VIIImpacts of the digital economy : the shift to consumer-driven competition and life-span products136
Ch. VIIIDigital products on the Web : pricing issues and revenue models154
Ch. IXOn software piracy175
Ch. XAn e-classification of the world's capital cities : URL references to Web sites200
Ch. XIOnline services and regional Web portals : exploring the social and economic impacts217
Ch. XIIICT growth and diffusion : concepts, impacts and policy issues in the Indian experience with reference to the international digital divide236
Ch. XIIIDigital technologies and the cross-border expansion of South African banks252
Ch. XIVTechnology and culture : e-commerce in China273
Ch. XVInternet economy of the online game business in South Korea : the case of NCsoft's Lineage286
Ch. XVIOpportunities and challenges of the new economy for East Asia313
Ch. XVIIDigital engineering campus : economics, acceptance, and impact344
Ch. XVIIICorporate strategies in a digital world : supply chain management and customer relationship management - development and integration-focus359

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