||In decades, the growth of the productivities in the National Income based|
on the developments of information economy in their countries. Besides the
high-tech industries and the Information and Communication Technologies
(ICTs), the information related industries contributed the growth of Nation
Income. This study intended to measure the size and the structure of the
information economy in Taiwan. In order to recognize the trend and the
difference of the information economies among our numerous countries, we
choose Porat’s (1977) studyas our framework. The proposes of this study list
1. Measuring the size and the structure of the information economy in Taiwan.
2. Proposing to improve the methodology on measuring the information
economy, especially the parts about the data resource and the identification
of the information occupations in Taiwan.
3. Finding the difference on the time series between Taiwan and other
countries when we developed the information economy model and making
the policy suggestions on it.
Key Words: Information Economy, Input-Output Table, ICT, National
Income Accounts, Value-added