FARHADI, MARYAM and SALEHI, HADI and EMBI, MOHAMED AMIN and FOOLADI, MASOOD and FARHADI, HADI and AGHAEI CHADEGANI, AREZOO and Ale Ebrahim, Nader (2013) Contribution of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Country'S H-Index. Journal of Theoretical and Applied Information Technology, 57 (1). pp. 122-127. ISSN 1992-8645
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The aim of this study is to examine the effect of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) development on country's scientific ranking as measured by H-index. Moreover, this study applies ICT development sub-indices including ICT Use, ICT Access and ICT skill to find the distinct effect of these sub-indices on country's H-index. To this purpose, required data for the panel of 14 Middle East countries over the period 1995 to 2009 is collected. Findings of the current study show that ICT development increases the H-index of the sample countries. The results also indicate that ICT Use and ICT Skill sub-indices positively contribute to higher H-index but the effect of ICT access on country's H-index is not clear.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Information and Communication Technology (ICT) development, H-index, Middle East|
|Subjects:||Social studies > Economics > Applied Economics|
Social studies > Sociology
Social studies > Social Policy > Public Policy > Education Policy
Social studies > Human and Social Geography > Human and Social Geography by topic > Economic Geography
Business and Administrative studies > Management studies > Institutional Management > Management and Organisation of Education
Education > Training Teachers > Training Teachers - Tertiary > Training Teachers - Higher Education
Education > Academic studies in Education
Education > Others in Education
|Depositing User:||Nader Ale Ebrahim|
|Date Deposited:||12 Nov 2013 02:59|
|Last Modified:||12 Nov 2013 02:59|
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