ICC policy briefing tool on ICTs’ and the Internet’s impact on job creation and economic growth

    Prepared by the ICC commission on : Commission on the Digital Economy
    Publication date : 23/07/2012 | Document Number : 373/513

    Businesses from all sectors make important contributions to economic growth, jobs and prosperity. This ICC policy briefing tool focuses on the positive role of the Internet and more generally of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in promoting job creation and economic growth.

    It draws on existing ICC policy recommendations and provides supporting facts and figures. It is a tool to help policymakers seize opportunities to realize growth. Included are also concrete examples, relevant studies and initiatives that show the contribution of ICTs and the Internet to job growth, economic growth and the green economy. Please note: The examples cited in this policy briefing tool are not necessarily endorsed by the ICC.