Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Kangni Kpodar , and Mihasonirina Andrianaivo
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 April 2011
Keywords: ICT, mobile financial services, internet, mobile telephone, telephone subscribers, telecommunications, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General, Financial Institutions and Services: General,
This paper studies the impact of information and communication technologies (ICT), especially mobile phone rollout, on economic growth in a sample of African countries from 1988 to 2007. Further, we investigate whe...