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Defining and Measuring the Digital Economy – Bureau of Economic Analysis (USA)

 The Bureau of Economic Analysis released, for the first time, preliminary statistics and an accompanying report exploring the size and growth of the digital economy. Goods and services that are primarily digital accounted for 6.5 percent of the U.S. economy,…

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Success of digital economy lies in transparency

Kenya’s digital economy has experienced significant developments in recent years with new applications powering themselves to ubiquitous status soon after launch. The over 20 million Kenyans who own smartphones can effortlessly hail a taxi, order a fresh meal, an e-book…

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Bahrain to continue Digital Economy push despite oil price recovery

Bahrain is going to stay put on its initial target of lowering dependence on hydrocarbons despite the recovery in crude oil prices. According to Simon Galpin, Managing Director of Bahrain Economic Development Board, the current price of crude oil incentivises…

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International cooperation on arctic development and the digital economy

Between 28 February 2 March, the 2nd Russian-Chinese Economic forum, Eastern Perspective of the Russian Economy was held in St. Petersburg. DOC Research Institute Program Manager Andrey Filippovattended the conference and took part in discussions on infrastructure development and the digital…

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Belarus – Gomel to host conference on digital economy

An international scientific conference on the topical issues of theory and practice in today's economics will take place at Francysk Skaryna Gomel State University on 15 March, BelTA learned from the university. The conference will be centered around digital economy…

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USA – Cyberspace and Digital Economy Bureau proposal

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson wants to develop a Bureau of Cyberspace and the Digital Economy, according to a letter from him to Edward Royce, the chair of the committee of foreign affairs. The bureau, as described in the letter, would…

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Bank of Canada warns of leaving winner-takes-all digital economy unchecked

Access and control of user data could easily enable companies to drive out their rivals, official says. A top Bank of Canada official is warning about the risks related to the growing dominance of only a handful of big firms…