- Kongaut Chatchai (The Office of the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission), Bohlin Erik (Chalmers University of Technology)
- Impact of Broadband Speed on Economic Outputs: an Empirical Study of OECD Countries
- Economics and Business Review, 2017, vol. 3 (17), nr 2, s. 12-32, rys., tab., bibliogr. 21 poz.
- Produkt krajowy brutto (PKB), Radiofonia, Analiza przepływów międzygałęziowych, Nauki empiryczne, Model hazardu empirycznego
Gross domestic product (GDP), Radio broadcasting, Input-output analysis, Empirical science, Empirical hazard model
- JEL Classification: L96
- Organizacja Współpracy Gospodarczej i Rozwoju
Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
- Kraje OECD
- A number of studies have indicated that higher broadband penetration leads to greater economic impacts. Nevertheless other characteristics of broadband services such as different speeds are becoming more important to determine the economic impacts. This study estimates the relationship between broadband speed and economic outputs. The results show that broadband speed contributes positively to economic outputs such as GDP. The effects of broadband speed are also greater in countries with lower income. The policy recommendation is therefore that countries should focus on and encourage high speed broadband infrastructure and its adoption in their national broadband plans and policies. (original abstract)
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The Library of Warsaw School of Economics
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