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2002 | 9 | nr 3 | 66-82
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Catching-up with Information Technology: a Viable Option for Transition Economies?

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The paper begins by introducing convergence in mainstream economic theory and the leapfrogging theses of the long-wave theorists, or neo-Schumpeterians. The techno-economic paradigm is applied to the process of transition from one developmental level to another. The specific characteristics of the emerging techno-economic paradigm based on information technologies supports the leapfrogging theses of Freeman, Soete and Perez (Freeman 1989, Perez & Soete 1988, Freeman & Soete 1997), so a closer look at what these characteristics are is taken in chapter three. This is then contrasted with basic characteristics of transition economies, and, in particular, with socio-economic conditions in Slovenia. This is an interesting case as it has been identified as among those most likely to catch up with the developed countries (Kolodko 2001). The concluding chapter assesses transition countries' ability to use ICT (Information and Communication Technology) to leapfrog from their current development stage into a "new economy" and information society. Strategies and measures to facilitate this process are indicated. (fragment of text)
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66-82
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  • University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
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