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The determinants of the global digital divide
Menzie David Chinn
|Statement||by Menzie D. Chinn, Robert W. Fairlie.|
|Series||Discussion paper ;, no. 1305, Discussion paper (Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit : Online) ;, no. 1305|
|Contributions||Fairlie, Robert W.|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2005617889|
ate the digital, knowledge, and socioeconomic divide between rural and urban areas. This paper aims to examine the determinants of the digital divide in rural communities of developing countries. A considerable number of studies have examined the key drivers for computer usage in rural communities of developed. The digital divide exists for a number of reasons. One of the chief reasons is the widening economic gap in incomes. A rise in income leads to a rise in the accessibility and usage of technology such as the internet. Poverty and economic barriers cut peoples’ access to technology and information. Determinants of Digital Divide.
James' Bridging the Global Digital Divide tackles an important topic: he is to be commended for bringing the focus of discussion on information and communication technologies to the capabilities and trajectories of developing countries. --Andrew Murphy, Economic Geography Research GroupCited by: Author(s): Chinn, Menzie David; Fairlie, Robert W | Abstract: To identify the determinants of cross-country disparities in personal computer and Internet penetration, we examine a panel of countries over the period. Our candidate variables include economic variables (income per capita, years of schooling, illiteracy, trade openness), demographic variables Cited by:
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The global digital divide versus the digital divide. The global digital divide is a special case of the digital divide, the focus is set on the fact that “Internet has developed unevenly throughout the world”  causing some countries to fall behind in technology, education, labor, democracy, and tourism.
The concept of the digital divide was originally popularized in regard to the. In their paper “Determinants of the global digital divide: a cross-country analysis of computer and internet penetration” they distinguish a wide range of factors impacting digital inequality.
Their work, building on, among others, Norris () and Dasgupta et al. (), focuses on the comparative strength of determinants of the digital Cited by: Chinn, Menzie David & Fairlie, Robert W, "The Determinants of the Global Digital Divide: A cross-country analysis of computer and internet penetration," Center for Global, International and Regional Studies, Working Paper Series qt6hzp3, Center for Global, International and Regional Studies, UC Santa ,M.D.
& Fairlie,R.W., "The determinants of the. Chinn, Menzie David & Fairlie, Robert W, "The Determinants of the Global Digital Divide: A cross-country analysis of computer and internet penetration," Center for Global, International and Regional Studies, Working Paper Series qt6hzp3, Center for Global, International and Regional Studies, UC SantaMenzie David & Fairlie, Robert W, Cited by: Published: Menzie D.
Chinn & Robert W. Fairlie, "The determinants of the global digital divide: a cross-country analysis of computer and internet penetration," Oxford Economic Papers, Oxford University Press, vol. 59(1), pagesJanuary. citation courtesy of.
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The Determinants of the Global Digital Divide A Cross-Country Analysis of Computer and Internet Penetration Menzie D. Chinn and Robert W. Fairlie Abstract To identify the determinants of cross-country disparities in personal computer and Internet penetration, we examine a panel of countries over the period.
Our candidate. Download Citation | Determinants of the digital divide: A study on IT development in Cambodia | The global digital divide is generally described as the. determinants of computer and Internet use, we undertake a systematic analysis of the relative importance of different factors in contributing to the global digital divide.
Borrowing from a technique commonly used to decompose earnings gaps between groups (Blinder, and. Digital Divide in India: Measurement, Determinants and Policy for Addressing the Challenges in Bridging the Digital Divide: /ch Existing studies of the digital divide reveals the gap that exists between those who have access to ICTs and those who do not create exclusion, endangerCited by: In addition to the introduction, the article includes four additional sections.
Section 2 presents the literature review on the determinants of the digital divide among populations and individuals worldwide. Section 3 outlines the databases and discusses the methodological strategy adopted in the study.
Section 4 presents the results. Section 5 summarizes the main conclusions of the Cited by: Digital Divide in India: Measurement, Determinants and Policy for Addressing the Challenges in Bridging the Digital Divide. Article (PDF Available) January with Author: Sumanjeet Singh.
The determinants of the global digital divide: a cross-country analysis of The global digital divide is mainly—but by no means entirely—accounted for by income differentials. For computers, telephone density and digital divide—rather it is more critical to the computer divide.
A digital divide is any uneven distribution in the access to, use of, or impact of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) between any number of distinct groups.
These groups may be defined based on social, geographical, or geopolitical criteria, or otherwise. Because of ICT high cost, its adoption and utilization is highly uneven across the globe.
The Determinants of the Global Digital Divide: A Cross-Country Analysis of Computer and Internet Penetration Oxford Economic Papers, Vol. 59, No. 1, pp.Posted: 29 Feb Cited by: The Global Digital Divide and its Impact on E-Governance: /ch As technology has continued to advance, a disparity in the diffusion, adoption, and utilization of technology has become apparent.
This chapter explores theAuthor: Michael Howell-Moroney. Get this from a library. The determinants of the global digital divide: a cross-country analysis of computer and internet penetration. [Menzie David Chinn; Robert W Fairlie; National Bureau of Economic Research.] -- "To identify the determinants of cross-country disparities in personal computer and Internet penetration, we examine a panel of countries over the.
The term ‘digital divide' refers to the widening gap between those with access to technology and those without. The issue has sparked a major debate, with former President Bill Cinton calling it "the chasm between the information haves and have-nots.".
The theory, methodology, and historical perspective from the first three chapters are applied in this chapter to study the global digital divide digital divide. A conceptual model is developed based on the general model in Chap. 3, and determinants of utilization of ICTs are examined.
Additionally, the worldwide spatial patterns of ICT Cited by: 8. “The book discusses a contemporary issue, and comprehensively covers all aspects of the digital divide with case studies drawn from various countries and regions.
this book will be of interest to researchers, academics, and policy makers.” (Harekrishna Misra, Computing Reviews, December, ). what the basic economic determinants of the digital divide are and the ways to overcome it.
The organization of this paper is as follows. Section II provides a brief discussion of the various types of ICT, which constitute the backbone of the digital economy. Section III is devoted to a discussion of the determinants of ICT by: The country studies corroborate consistent determinants for technology usage for education, urban location, economic prosperity, and infrastructure, but also reveal unique determinants, such as social capital in the United States and India, exports in China, and working age population and patents in Japan.The digital divide reflects various differences among and within countries.
The ability of individuals and businesses to take advantage of the Internet varies significantly across the OECD area as well as between OECD and non-member countries.