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Title: The Impact of Doing Business Regulations on Investments in ICT
Author: Jerbashian, Vahagn
Kochanova, Anna
Keywords: Indicadors tecnològics
Recerca industrial
Innovacions tecnològiques
Competència econòmica
Technology indicators
Industrial research
Technological innovations
Competition
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: Universitat de Barcelona. Facultat d'Economia i Empresa
Abstract: Using industry-level data from 14 OECD countries and doing business indicators of the World Bank, we analyze how country-level regulations of business activities affect investments in information and communication technologies (ICT). We find that investments in ICT decrease with the costs of starting and operating a business and registering property. Investments increase with the strength of legal rights. We also find that higher minimum capital requirement reduces investments in software and the extent of director liability reduces investments in communication technologies.
Note: Reproducció del document publicat a: http://www.ub.edu/ubeconomics/e14313-the-impact-of-doing-business-regulations-on-investments-in-ict/
It is part of: UB Economics – Working Papers, 2014, E14/313
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2445/57172
ISSN: 1136-8365
Appears in Collections:UB Economics – Working Papers [ERE]

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