Cross-country Diffusion of the Internet
AbstractThis paper investigates the factors which determine the diffusion of the Internet across countries. The Gompertz model of technology diffusion is estimated using data on Internet hosts per capita for the year 1995-2000. [Discussion Paper No. 2001-11]
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Length: 14 pages
Date of creation: 2001
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Diffusion of technology; Internet; Internet access cost; Gompertz model; Technology adoption; Technology diffusion;
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