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UNU-WIDER The Role of Information in Technology Adoption under Poverty

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The Role of Information in Technology Adoption under Poverty

Publisher:
UNU-WIDER
Series:
WIDER Research Paper
Volume:
2005/41
Title:
The Role of Information in Technology Adoption under Poverty
Authors:
Jinhua Zhao
Publication date:
2005
ISSN Web:
1810-2611
ISBN Web:
9291907227
ISBN 13 Web:
9789291907229
Copyright holder:
© UNU-WIDER
Copyright year:
2005
Keywords:
ICT, diffusion, globalization, econometric methods
JEL:
O33, C11, I32
Project:
Impact of Globalization on the World's Poor
Sponsor:
The governments of Denmark (Royal Ministry of Foreign Affairs), Finland (Ministry for Foreign Affairs), Norway (Royal Ministry of Foreign Affairs), Sweden (Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency-Sida) and the United Kingdom (Department for International Development)
Format:
online

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