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Development as freedom in a digital age : experiences from the rural poor in Bolivia

Author: Björn-Sören Gigler
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : The World Bank, [2015]
Series: World Bank e-Library.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : International government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Under what conditions can new technologies enhance the well-being of poor communities? The study designs an alternative evaluation framework (AEF) that applies Amartya Sen's capability approach to the study of information and communications technologies (ICTs) in order to place people's well-being, rather than technology, at the center of the study. The AEF develops an impact chain that examines the mechanisms by  Read more...
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All Authors / Contributors: Björn-Sören Gigler
ISBN: 9781464804205 1464804206
OCLC Number: 908715216
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Series Title: World Bank e-Library.
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