Determinants of Advancement in Information Communication Technologies and its Prospect under the role of Aggregate and Disaggregate Globalization


  • Marc Audi European School of Administration and Management (ESAM)-France; University Paris 1 Pantheon Sorbonne-France.
  • Amjad Ali European School of Administration and Management (ESAM), France; Lahore School of Accountancy and Finance, University of Lahore
  • Razan Al-Masri European School of Administration and Management (ESAM), France; University Le Havre Normandie



ICT, globalization, economic globalization, social globalization, political globalization.


Globalization has been witnessed to bring numerous benefits to the advancement in information communication technologies. However, to analyze this relationship mostly aggregate globalization and country-specific studies have been conducted, without considering the importance of disaggregate globalization for advancement in information communication technologies. Therefore, this article aims to examine the impact of aggregate and disaggregate globalization on the advancement of information and communication technologies (ICT) in the case of 87 developed and developing countries for 2000-2019. Panel least square and pairwise Dumitrescu-Hurlin panel causality tests have been used for empirical analysis. We have divided our empirical analysis into six models, i.e. aggregate globalization model for whole sample countries, disaggregate globalization model for whole sample countries, aggregate globalization model for developed countries, disaggregate globalization model for developed countries, aggregate globalization model for developing countries, and disaggregate globalization model for developing countries. Our estimated outcomes of the aggregate globalization model for the whole sample countries and developing countries show that globalization has a positive and significant impact on the advancement of information and communication technology. Our outcomes show that economic globalization, social globalization, political globalization, and availability of physical capital have a positive and significant impact on the advancement of ICT in developing countries. In the case of developed countries, aggregate globalization, political globalization, and social globalization reduce the advancement of ICT, whereas the availability of physical capital and economic globalization are raising the advancement of ICT. The results of the causality test show that all the variables have a causal relationship with each other except some variables of developed countries in the disaggregate globalization model. Our outcomes recommend that developing countries should promote aggregate and disaggregate globalization to achieve the desired level of ICT.

Author Biographies

Marc Audi, European School of Administration and Management (ESAM)-France; University Paris 1 Pantheon Sorbonne-France.

Provost/ Director of Academic Affairs at European School of Administration and Management (ESAM)-France. University Paris 1 Pantheon Sorbonne-France.

Razan Al-Masri, European School of Administration and Management (ESAM), France; University Le Havre Normandie

Associate Researcher


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How to Cite

Audi, M., Ali, A., & Al-Masri, R. . (2022). Determinants of Advancement in Information Communication Technologies and its Prospect under the role of Aggregate and Disaggregate Globalization. Scientific Annals of Economics and Business, 69(2), 191–215.