Disruptive Technologies and Sustainable Development: Implications for Southeast Asia

Ching-Fu Lin, Han-Wei Liu

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Disruptive technologies, including artificial intelligence, distributed ledger technologies, and the internet of things, are driving a transformative reorganisation of economic structures. If correctly harnessed, these emerging technologies have the potential to assist economies in creating new efficiencies, boosting productivity, and enhancing international trade. This paper explores the scope for these technologies to contribute to sustainable development, highlighting how they could be deployed and implications for Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, and Vietnam.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationGeneva Switzerland
PublisherInternational Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD)
Number of pages30
Publication statusPublished - 30 Nov 2018


  • Asia
  • sustainable development
  • technology

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