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Digital Dividends

The first part of this report finds that traditional development challenges are preventing the digital revolution from fulfilling its transformative potential. It argues that to ensure that everyone will reap the dividends of the internet, focusing on access to technology is essential but far from sufficient. Why? Because technology needs to be complemented by improvements in areas that determine whether firms, people, and governments can make effective use of new digital tools. The analog foundation cannot be strengthened overnight. It requires overcoming some of the most protracted development challenges... Read more