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Turning Dirt Roads into Information Highways

As we analyze the use of the concept of internet diffusion found in economics, political science,[...]

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Topics Digital Divide

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Are There Countries Whose Situations Worsened with the Arrival of the Internet?

This post originally appeared on Freedom To Tinker, after @evgenymorozov tweeted that he would want help with a graph[...]

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Topics Digital Divide Social Theory

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Comparing Digital Divides: Internet Access and Social Inequality in Canada and the United States

What is the best way to measure and track the digital divide, in a comparative manner,[...]

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Topics Digital Divide

Academic article

Comparing Digital Divides: Internet Access and Social Inequality in Canada and the United States

What is the best way to measure and track the digital divide, in a comparative manner,[...]

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Topics Digital Divide Social Inequality

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

How do telecommunications policies influence technology adoption? Has regulatory reform helped mitigate or exacerbate the digital[...]

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Topics Digital Divide Governance Mobile Phones Original Data Political Communication Political Economy Political Economy of Media Social Inequality

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Testing the Leap Frog Hypothesis

This paper tests the ‘leap-frog’ hypothesis by modeling the impact of existing telecommunications infrastructure, controlling for[...]

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Topics Digital Divide Governance Political Communication Political Economy Political Economy of Media Social Inequality Social Theory

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