Information Technology and Globalization



To a certain extent, information technology and globalization can be independently analysed, given the numerous respects in which these two important phenomena are unrelated to one another.1 The recent intensification of global economic trade and investment relationships, for example, can partly be attributed to policy liberalisation in developed as well as developing countries.2 Similarly, by no means all applications of information technology can be said to enhance these and other economic relationships to which the concept of globalization usually refers.


Information Technology Foreign Direct Investment International Trade Foreign Investment Comparative Advantage 
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© Jeffrey James 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Tilburg UniversityThe Netherlands

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