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Developing Countries Must Seize the Tech Frontier

Like past periods of rapid, far-reaching technological change, today's digital revolution represents both a challenge and an opportunity for countries at all levels of development. But for the developing world in particular, now is the time to start preparing an economy- and society-wide strategy for managing the coming disruption.

JAKARTA – Rapid technological transformation will be a key feature of the economy well into the future. At the national, regional, and global level, frontier technologies are offering promising new opportunities, but are also introducing new policy challenges.