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Measuring the Broadband Bonus in Thirty OECD Countries, Shane Greenstein and Ryan McDevitt

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Abstract
This paper provides estimates of the economic value created by broadband Internet using measures of new gross domestic product and consumer surplus. The study finds that the economic value created in 30 OECD countries correlates roughly with the overall size of their broadband economies. In addition, price and quality data from the United States suggest that widespread adoption of broadband Internet has occurred without a dramatic decline in prices, which reflects an unobserved increase in broadband quality that conventional government statistics do not capture
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
1 online resource (21 p. )
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online

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