Alfa University, Faculty of Finance, Banking and Audit, Belgrade, Palmira Toljatija 3, Serbia
Metropolitan University, FEFA Faculty, Belgrade, Bul. Zorana Đinđića 44, Serbia
Belgrade Business Academy for Applied Studies, Belgrade, Kraljice Marije 73, Serbia
3rd International Scientific Conference – EMAN 2019 – Economics and Management: How to Cope With Disrupted Times, Ljubljana – Slovenia, March 28, 2019, SELECTED PAPERS published by: Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans, Belgrade, Serbia; Faculty of Management Koper, Slovenia; Doba Business School – Maribor, Slovenia; Integrated Business Faculty – Skopje, Macedonia; Faculty of Management – Zajecar, Serbia, ISBN 978-86-80194-19-6, ISSN 2683-4510
The digitalization level of society and economy is growing in accordance with the rising acceptance and implementation of digital technologies and the transfer of social and economic activities to the Internet. Digital technologies and innovations are powerful, pervasive and have multiple, indirect impacts. These innovations are changing economies and markets, and reinventing relationships between organizations, suppliers and customers, thus becoming critical elements for growth, innovation and job creation. Both developed and developing countries are trying to put in place right enabling conditions in order to use all the innovation and growth opportunities offered by proper implementation of digital technologies in different sectors of national economy and society. This paper examines South East European (SEE) countries in transition readiness to develop digital economy by analyzing and comparing some of the key measuring indicators mainly connected with the infrastructure development, but also some complex measuring information and communication technology (ICT) indexes such as network readiness index and ICT development index.
Digital economy, digital entrepreneurship, competitiveness, innovation.
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