The Relationship between Social Media and Human Development: An Analyze on Transition Economies

MALKOC YASAR, Mustafa (2013) The Relationship between Social Media and Human Development: An Analyze on Transition Economies. International Conference on Economic and Social Studies, 10-11 May, 2013, Sarajevo, 1 (1). ISSN 978-9958-834-23-3

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Abstract

The Human Development Index which measures the average achievements in a country in three basic dimensions is a summary measure of human development as known. The Human Development Index is one of the tools for comparing countries. On the other hand the use of social media is getting more important nowadays, especially after the Arab Spring. Even the statistics of social media use is becoming an alternative way for comparing countries. In fact some of the previous studies have shown that gross domestic product which is a dimension of human development somehow affected by the social media. In this study the aim is to investigate possible relations between human development and social media in transition economies by using statistical methods. Keywords: Internet, Social Media, Facebook, Transition Economies, Development.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
H Social Sciences > HG Finance
H Social Sciences > HJ Public Finance
Divisions: Faculty of Economics > Management Department
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Date Deposited: 17 May 2013 13:42
Last Modified: 05 Aug 2013 12:17
URI: http://eprints.ibu.edu.ba/id/eprint/1667

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