The Economic Payoff from the Internet Revolution / Edition 1

The Economic Payoff from the Internet Revolution / Edition 1

by Robert E. Litan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0815700652

ISBN-13: 9780815700654

Pub. Date: 10/01/2001

Publisher: Brookings Institution Press

This volume contains detailed analyses of how the Internet revolution could bring economic benefits—primarily improved productivity and higher quality—in the eight sectors of the U.S. economy that collectively account for over 70 percent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP): automobile manufacturing and sales, non-auto manufacturing, higher education

Overview

This volume contains detailed analyses of how the Internet revolution could bring economic benefits—primarily improved productivity and higher quality—in the eight sectors of the U.S. economy that collectively account for over 70 percent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP): automobile manufacturing and sales, non-auto manufacturing, higher education and private-sector training, financial services, government, health care, retailing, and trucking.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815700654
Publisher:
Brookings Institution Press
Publication date:
10/01/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1The Economy and the Internet: What Lies Ahead?1
2Manufacturing: Lowering Boundaries, Improving Productivity29
3Automotive Industry: Internet-Driven Innovation and Economic Performance62
4Financial Services: Transparency, Differential Pricing, and Disintermediation87
5Trucking Industry: Challenges to Keep Pace129
6Retail Services: Continuing the Internet Success172
7Health Care: Competition and Productivity189
8Public Sector: Early Stage of a Deep Transformation235
9Higher Education: Promises for Future Delivery269
Brookings Task Force on the Internet285
Index287

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