Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/109243
Authors: 
Quibria, M. G.
Ahmed, Shamsun N.
Tschang, Ted
Reyes-Macasaquit, Mari-Len
Year of Publication: 
2002
Series/Report no.: 
ERD Working Paper Series 27
Abstract: 
"Access to new information and communication technologies (ICT) remains extremely unequally distributed across and within societies. While there have been a good deal of popular discussions about this "digital divide", not much is known about the quantitative significance of its various determinants. By undertaking a set of crosscountry regressions, the paper finds that income, education, and infrastructure play a critical role in shaping the divide. Based on this analysis, the paper also offers some policy suggestions as to how to promote wider diffusion of ICT in poorer societies."
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Creative Commons License: 
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/igo
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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