Accelerating the Globalization of America: The Next Wave of by Catherine Mann, Jacob Funk Kirkegaard

By Catherine Mann, Jacob Funk Kirkegaard

Details know-how (IT) was once key to some of the best total macroeconomic functionality of the U.S. within the Nineteen Nineties excessive productiveness, excessive progress, low inflation, and coffee unemployment. however it additionally performed a job in expanding profits dispersion within the hard work industry vastly worthwhile employees with excessive schooling and abilities. This US functionality didn't take place in a world vacuum. Globalization people IT agencies promoted deeper integration of IT in the course of the US financial system, which in flip promoted extra large globalization in different sectors of the united states financial system and exertions industry. How will the more and more globalized IT have an effect on US long term development, intermediate macro functionality, and disparities within the US hard work industry? What regulations are had to make sure that the USA is still first in innovation, enterprise transformation, and schooling and talents, that are must haves for US fiscal management within the twenty first century? This publication strains the globalization of the IT undefined, its diffusion into the USA financial system, and the customers and implications of extra huge technology-enabled globalization of goods and prone.

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These approaches confirm the findings of the econometric evidence on income and price elasticity of IT demand. First, IT investment exhibits particularly strong network effects; that is, as more businesses use IT products, the value of using them rises. “Metcalfe’s Law,” named for Robert Metcalfe of Xerox’s Palo Alto Research Center, is a formal enunciation of this observation, which states that the value of an IT product increases with the square of the number of users of the product. For example, a situation in which five people are using interconnected personal computers (PCs) is assigned a network value of 5 squared, or 25.

For example, as ranked by the World Bank’s Human Development Index, real annual average GDP growth over the 1990s for Singapore, Korea, Poland, Malaysia, China, WHY FOCUS ON INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY? 5 01--Ch. 1--1-10 6/12/06 11:32 AM Page 6 and India was above 4 percent, while the increase in IT spending (measured in nominal terms) was more than double that, and in several countries, IT spending increased by more than 15 percent annually during the decade. Data for US producers reveal the same phenomenon.

00--Front Matter--iv-xxx 6/12/06 11:31 AM Page xxix Acknowledgments This book has been in preparation for quite some time as the “target” kept moving. Early versions focused on understanding relationships among the productivity and technology booms and the IT hardware international trade deficit. The take-off of offshore outsourcing of IT services, software, and other white-collar jobs demanded that the book address this new phenomenon, so the draft was expanded accordingly. Finally, we added sections on the nascent globalization of R&D and venture capital financing and its significance for how IT accelerates the globalization of America.

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