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ICTs in Central American SMEs The book documents the importance of Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs) in improving SME productivity and competitiveness in each one of the five Central American countries. 
Financial Services for Micro and Small Enterprises This book challenges the reader with two novel dimensions in Costa Rica. First, the authors describe the evolution of a program (BN-Development) which, paradoxically, is breaking with old paradigms.
Costa Rica towards the Knowledge-Based Economy The constant revolution of the technologies towards the  Information Technologies and Communication (ITCs) economy, as well as the processes of internationalization of the companies and the relations between countries, are the forces that move the world today.  
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