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The effect of the Internet on service trade

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A doubling of Internet usage in a country turned out to lead to a 2 to 4% increase in services trade. An increase in a country's Internet access will facilitate an increase in its service trade with other countries.

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  • Choi, Changkyu, 2010. "The effect of the Internet on service trade," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 109(2), pages 102-104, November.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:109:y:2010:i:2:p:102-104
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