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  • Chris Forman
  • Avi Goldfarb
  • Shane Greenstein

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This Economic Letter summarizes research finding that the use of basic internet technology is widely dispersed among both urban and rural locations. Moreover, although advanced internet technology was adopted most rapidly in large urban areas, the research finds that much (but not all) of the apparent "digital divide" in internet use can be explained by the heavy concentration of internet-intensive industries in large urban areas.

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Article provided by Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco in its journal FRBSF Economic Letter.

Volume (Year): (2004)
Issue (Month): sep3 ()
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Handle: RePEc:fip:fedfel:y:2004:i:sep3:n:2004-24

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Keywords: Internet ; Regional economics ; Technology;

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