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Digital Divide or Digital Jump-Beyond 'IT' Revolution  

International Joint Research Project Series

No.6


International Joint Research Project Series Digital Divide or Digital Jump-Beyond 'IT' Revolution ■ Digital Divide or Digital Jump-Beyond 'IT' Revolution
■ Edited by Mitsuhiro Kagami and Masatsugu Tsuji
■ 5,076円(本体価格 4,700円)
■ 410pp.
■ 2002発行
■ ISBN4-258-56006-5
オンライン購入
Countermeasures taken by various countries against the “digital divide” are presented. The book introduces leapfrogging developments using the IT revolution in such developing countries as India and South Korea. It presents the results of an international joint study including U.S., U.K. and Japanese teams.

CONTENTS

Preface pdf / Toshiaki Hayashi
Introduction pdf / Masatsugu Tsuji, Mitsuhiro Kagami

Part I. Japan Team

1. Summary of the Japan Team pdf / Masatsugu Tsuji
1. Beyond the IT Revolution: The Japanese Broadband Strategy
2. Tipping, Standardization and Convergence: Catch-Up and Failure in the Japanese Standards Strategy
3. Is the Japanese Press a Dinosaur in the 21st Century?: The IT Revolution and Newspapers in Japan
4. PKI Solutions for Trusted e-Commerce: Survey upon the De Facto Standard Competition in PKI Industry
5. Jumping up to the Internet-based Society: Lessons from Korea
6. Information Technology: Some Implications for Thailand
7. The Interconnection and Pricing of the Internet

2. Beyond the IT Revolution: The Japanese Broadband Strategy pdf / Masatsugu Tsuji
1. Introduction
2. Lessons Learned from the Net Bubble
3. Broadband Network Infrastructure
4. Possible Applications of Broadband: Case Studies
5. Conclusion
Notes
References

3. Tipping, Standardization and Convergence: Catch-Up and Failure in Japan's Standards Strategy pdf / Mitsuhiro Kagami
1. Introduction
2. Tipping and De Facto Standards
3. De Jure Standards
4. Japanese Defeat in the Standards War
5. Technology and Satisfaction
6. Convergence of Technology
7. Concluding Remarks
Notes
References

4. Is the Japanese Press a Dinosaur in the 21st Century? : The IT Revolution and Newspapers in Japan / Kojiro Shiraishi
1. Introduction
2. Newspapers in Japan
3. Newspapers and Television
4. Outlook of New Businesses
5. Conclusions
Notes
References

5. PKI Solutions for Trusted E-Commerce: Survey upon the Defacto Standard Competition in PKI Industries pdf / Atsuho Maeda
1. Introduction
2. Analysis of Major PKI Vendors
3. Strategy for Asian Market
4. Future Prospects
5. Closing Remarks
Notes
References

6. Jumping Up to the Internet-Based Society: Lessons from Korea pdf / Yasushi Ueki
1. Introduction
2. Rapid Diffusion of New Technologies
1. Accelerators of Rapid Penetration of New Technologies
2. Contrastive Effects of Accelerators on E-Commerce
3. Society Issues Caused by Diffusion of the Internet
4. Concluding Remarks
Notes
References

7. Information Technology: Some Implications for Thailand pdf / Chanin Mephokee
1. Introduction
2. Current IT Status
3. Impact on Firms and Employment in Thailand
4. Some Policy Issues
5. Conclusions
References

8. The Interconnection and Pricing of the Internet / Takanori Ida, Masashi Ueda
1. Introduction
2. What is the Internet?
3. Pricing the Internet and its Problems
4. Industrial Structure of the Internet and its Interconnection Problem
5. The Model Analysis of the Internet
6. Development of the One-Way and Two-Way Model
7. Further Discussion
Notes
References

Part II. UK Team

9. Summary of the UK Team / Emanuele Giovannetti, Paul Kattuman, Tanga McDaniel
1. Upstream Internet Connectivity in Western Europe and Southern Africa
2. Information Policy and Information Technology in Central and Eastern Europe with Emphasis on Estonia
3. Software: Implications of Globalization and the International Division of Labor for Indian Development

10. Internet Upstream Connectivity and Competition Policy: Western Europe and Southern Africa / Emanuele Giovannetti
1. Introduction
2. The Supply Side
3. Internet Pricing
4. The European Internet Backbones
5. The Price of Internet Connectivity
6. Antitrust Analysis for the Backbone Market
7. Exploring the Backbone Through Cyber-Geography
8. South Africa
Notes
References
Appendix

11. Information Policy and Information Technology in Eastern Europe with Emphasis on Estonia / Tanga McDaniel
1. Introduction
2. CEE in Context
3. Online Activity: Transactions, Services and Rural Initiatives
4. Case Study: IT Adoption, Expansion and Policy in Estonia
5. Conclusions
Notes
References
Annex

12. Software in India: Development Implications of Globalization and the International Division of Labor pdf / Arnab Bhattacharjee, Paul Kattuman
1. Introduction
2. Globalization: International Competition and Firm Level Responses
3. The Indian Software Industry
4. Conclusions
Notes
References

Part III. US Team

13. Summary of the US Team pdf / Andrew B. Whinston
1. IT Policies and Issues: Us and the Americas
2. Internet and Telecommunications Outlook in Latin America
3. Policies for Internet Access: Cases of Mexico and Argentina

14. IT Policies and Issues: US and the Americas pdf / Andrew B. Whinston
1. Introduction
2. Internet Infrastructure and Internet Access: A Snap Shot
3. Telecommunications Reforms and Internet Usage
4. Competition in Local Loop and Broadband Service
5. Costs of Access
6. The Digital Divide in the US
7. Us and the Americas: Telecommunications Connection
8. Conclusions
References

15. Internet and Telecommunications Outlook in Latin America pdf / Andrew B. Whinston, Soon-Yong Choi
1. Introduction
2. Current Status of Internet Development
3. E-Commerce in Latin America
4. Telecommunications Deregulation and Policy Issues
5. Expanding Internet Access in Latin America
6. Outlook for Future Internet Growth
References

16. Policies for Internet Access: Cases of Mexico and Argentina / Soon-Yong Choi
1. Introduction
2. Telecommunications in Mexico
3. Mexican Telecommunications Reforms
4. Internet and E-Commerce in Mexico
5. Telecommunications in Argentina
6. Initiatives for Internet Growth: Argentina
7. Lessons Learned
References

Conclusion pdf / Mitsuhiro kagami, Masatsugu Tsuji