Information and Communication Technology in Sudan

An Economic Analysis of Impact and Use in Universities

  • Samia Mohamed Nour

Part of the Contributions to Economics book series (CE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxxiv
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
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  3. Conceptual and Theoretical Framework

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 41-41
  4. Empirical Application

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 75-75
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      Pages 267-303
  5. Policy Recommendations, Summary and Conclusions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 339-339
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  6. Back Matter
    Pages 355-374

About this book


​This book discusses the use, economic importance and impact of  Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in public and private Sudanese universities. The author provides an in-depth analysis of the economic impact of ICT from the demand perspective as well as from the public-private perspective. This book also examines the status, pattern, structure, trend and determinants of the demand for ICT in public and private Sudanese universities. It investigates the economic impacts of the uses of ICT, the potential opportunities and challenges that ICT is expected to create for public and private Sudanese universities, and explains the role of ICT in facilitating the production, creation and transfer of knowledge in Sudanese universities.


ICT Knowledge dissemination Knowledge transfer Private universities Public universities University infrastructure

Authors and affiliations

  • Samia Mohamed Nour
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Economics, UNU-MERIT - School of Business and Economics, and Department of EconomicsUniversity of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan, Maastricht University, The Netherlands, and King Abdulaziz UniversityJeddahSaudi Arabia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Business and Economics
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-13998-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-13999-9
  • Series Print ISSN 1431-1933
  • Series Online ISSN 2197-7178
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