The term “digital national economy” refers to the economic structure of a country whose structures are essentially shaped by the specific conditions of the digital information age and whose functioning depends to an essential extent on the use of digital information and communication technologies. The economic structure of a “digital economy” is based directly on the application of digital information and communication technologies. The “digital economy” is an integral part of a country’s economy.

The establishment of a “digital national economy” is taking place in the course of “digital change” through “digitization” and “digital transformation”.

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The definition given above was proposed as part of the Digital Era Framework by Dr. Dr. Jörn Lengsfeld. The text was first published in: Jörn Lengsfeld: Digital Era Framework. Please refer to the original publication if you want to cite the text.