ICTs and Urban Microenterprises: Identifying and Maximizing Opportunities for Economic Development
AbstractThe research reported here was guided by three questions: (1) What are the current and potential patterns of mobile phone, landline, PC, and Internet cafÃ© use among urban microentrepreneurs? (2) Are mobile phones, PCs, and Internet cafÃ©s related to the stability or growth of urban microenterprises? (3) Can we identify those urban microentrepreneurs and/or microenterprises for which ICT use is associated with economic growth?
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economic development; mobile phone; landline; PCs; internet cafe; ICTs; urban; micro entrepreneurs; stability; growth; potential; patterns; mumbai city; india; communication;
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2010-09-18 (All new papers)
- NEP-ICT-2010-09-18 (Information & Communication Technologies)
- NEP-SBM-2010-09-18 (Small Business Management)
- NEP-URE-2010-09-18 (Urban & Real Estate Economics)
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