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The Economic Payoff from the Internet Revolution

Brookings Task Force on the Internet

Edited by Robert E. Litan and Alice M. Rivlin

This volume contains detailed analyses of how the Internet revolution could bring economic benefits—primarily improved productivity and higher quality—in the eight sectors of the U.S. economy that collectively account for over 70 percent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP): automobile manufacturing and sales, non-auto manufacturing, higher education and private-sector training, financial services, government, health care, retailing, and trucking.

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