|Dr. A. Baseer Qazi
Knowledge flows and networks in the ICT sector: The case of Pakistan
Adam Szirmai and Robin Cowan
This primarily seeks to assess the role of FDI in a developing country context and its associated spillovers within a high-tech sector where the likelihood of knowledge flows and learning is the highest. Given the special nature of ICT – both in terms of attracting FDI and its potential for spillovers – it focuses on the ICT sector in Pakistan. In order to put the ICT sector into the broader context of development, it first seeks to understand the historical background of the economy as a whole.