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Telecommunications Reform, Internet Use and Mobile Phone Adoption in the Developing World
Academic Articles

Telecommunications Reform, Internet Use and Mobile Phone Adoption in the Developing World

Philip N. Howard and Nimah Mazaheri. “Telecommunications Reform, Internet Use and Mobile Phone Adoption in the Developing World.” World Development 37, no. 7 (2009): 1159-69. How do telecommunications policies influence technology adoption? Has regulatory reform helped mitigate or exacerbate the digital divide? We examine the effects of four policy reform strategies on […]

Policy Papers

Turning Dirt Roads into Information Highways

This Working Paper appears on the website of the World Information Access Project. As we analyze the use of the concept of internet diffusion found in economics, political science, and public policy research in this paper, we find that the research on internet diffusion is often characterized by extensive errors […]

In The News / interviews / News Feature

Vanity Fair: Big Brother Inc.

Interviewed for James Verini’s investigative piece on Aristotle Inc.

In The News / News Feature

Wired: Technology Metabolism Index

The Technology Metabolism Index, developed for our collaborators at Intel’s Peoples and Practices Group, got some press from Wired.