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Thinking Horizontally and Vertically: A Better Way to Approach Mobile Innovation in the Developing World


  • Chris Williamson

    (Christopher Williamson is an Advisor to the GSMA Mobile and Development Intelligence Programme where he provides support across all workstreams as well as helping to develop a new focus area on mobile entrepreneurs and investors.)

  • Corina Gardner

    (Corina Gardner is the co-creator and Programme Manager of the GSMA Mobile and Development Intelligence Programme, an open data platform and online community dedicated to harnessing the power of mobile for good.)


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  • Chris Williamson & Corina Gardner, 2012. "Thinking Horizontally and Vertically: A Better Way to Approach Mobile Innovation in the Developing World," Innovations: Technology, Governance, Globalization, MIT Press, vol. 7(4), pages 69-86, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:tpr:inntgg:v:7:y:2012:i:4:p:69-86

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    mobile; innovation; developing countries;

    JEL classification:

    • L26 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Entrepreneurship
    • O30 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights - - - General


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