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Beyond broadband access : developing data-based information policy strategies

Author: Richard D Taylor
Publisher: New York : Fordham Press, 2013.
Series: Donald McGannon Communication Research Center's Everett C. Parker book series
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. edView all editions and formats
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Provides an international perspective on theoretical approaches to data-based communications policymaking in Europe, the Americas, Asia, and Africa

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Genre/Form: Washington, DC (2009)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard D Taylor
ISBN: 9780823251834 0823251837 9780823251841 0823251845
OCLC Number: 856794470
Description: VIII, 311 Seiten : Diagramme.
Contents: Preface Acknowledgments Introduction: Numbers That Matter Richard D. Taylor and Amit M Schejter PART I: Theory 1. Beyond Broadband Access: What Do We Need to Measure and How Do We Measure It Catherine Middleton 2. Understanding Digital Gaps: A Quartet of Empirical Methodologies Bin Zhang and Richard D. Taylor 3. Broadband Nicrofoundations: The Need for Traffic Data Steven Bauer, David Clark, and William Lehr 4. Ubiquitous Broadband Deployment: Examination of Adoption Factors, Network Competition, and Network Effects Sangwon Lee and Justin S. Brown 5. Approaches to Overcoming Data Challenges in International Comparisons Johannes Bauer and Sungjoong Kim 6. Data, Policy, and Democracy Jorge Reina Schement 7. "Rulers of thousands, rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties and rulers of tens": Does Democracy Count? Amit M. Schejter PART II: The Use and Abuse of Data in Information Policymaking 8. Ph.D. Heal Thyself: In Search of Evidence Based Research for Evidence Based Policy Eli Noam 9. Case Studies in Abandoned Empiricism and Peer Review at the Federal Communication Commission Rob Frieden 10. The Determinants of Disconnectedness: Understanding US Broadband Unavailability Kenneth Flamm 11. Is European Broadband Spending a Sensible Project? The Opportunity Cost Concept and Implications of Input-Output Analysis Ibrahim Kholilul Rohman and Erik Bohlin 12. Using Data for Policy Development: Designing a Universal Service Fund for Tanzania Heather Hudson Notes Bibliography List of Contributors Index
Series Title: Donald McGannon Communication Research Center's Everett C. Parker book series
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