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2018, vol. 20, iss. 1, pp. 61-73
Information and communication technologies in education as a stimulus to economic development
University of Belgrade, Faculty of Economy

emailrstankic@ekof.bg.ac.rs
Project:
The risks of financial institutions and markets in Serbia-microeconomic and macroeconomic approach (MESTD - 179005)
Role of State in New Growth Model of Serbian Economy (MESTD - 179065)
Development and utilization of novel and traditional technologies in production of competitive food products with added valued for national and global market - CREATING WEALTH FROM THE WEALTH OF SERBIA (MESTD - 46001)

Abstract
Education has always been a driving force behind economic prosperity. However, this has become especially important in a globalized knowledge- and new-technology-based economy. The research presented in this paper focuses on the relationship between ICT, population education, and economic growth and development. The analysis of this relationship is based on the latest data collected from relevant national and international institutions. The results obtained from a survey conducted at the Faculty of Economics, University of Belgrade, are also analyzed. The paper highlights the challenges faced by the education systems in general, and the education system of Serbia in particular, confronted with the new wave of technological innovation which is fundamentally changing the nature of work and imposing new requirements with regard to the necessary knowledge and skills. Our research results indicate that ICT and education have been recognized by the Government of Serbia as the important determinants of economic and the overall social development.
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article language: Serbian, English
document type: Review Paper
DOI: 10.5937/ekonhor1801061S
published in SCIndeks: 11/05/2018
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