The Effect of Information and Communication Technologies on Economic Growth in Member Countries Department of D8

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The objective of this research was to study the effect of information and communication technologies(ICT) on economic growth in member states of the D8. This research method was an analysis-causal and aimed at the application and fact and information about the variables used in this study was extracted from WDI2015. Also, Econometric tools used in research was Eviews Software and the econometric method is panel data and time domain is 2008 to 2014 and spatial domain including Iran, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Turkey, Pakistan, Malaysia, Egypt and Nigeria. The results of this research indicated that the coefficient for each of the variables in the model were consistent with the theoretical bases and statistically significant and information and communication technologies has a significant positive impact on economic growth.

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