Latest Posts

Policy Papers / Publications

Turning Dirt Roads into Information Highways

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 operationalization and measurement.  These errors are not caused only by imperfections and inherent […]

In The News / Interviewed / 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.

Handbook of Internet Politics
Books / Publications

Handbook of Internet Politics

The internet is now a mainstay of contemporary political life and captivates researchers from across the social sciences. From debates about its impact on parties and election campaigns following momentous presidential contests in the United States, to concerns over international security, privacy, and surveillance in the post-9/11, post-7/7 environment; from […]