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Internet Econometrics : Applied Econometrics Association - Serge Allegrezza

Internet Econometrics

Applied Econometrics Association

By: Serge Allegrezza (Editor), Anne Dubrocard (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 17th January 2012
ISBN: 9780230362925
Number Of Pages: 344

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The proliferation of the internet has often been referred to as the fourth technological revolution. This book explores the diffusion of radical new communication technologies, and the subsequent transformation not only of products, but also of the organisation of production and business methods.

List of Tablesp. ix
List of Figuresp. xii
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Notes on Contributorsp. xiv
Introductionp. 1
ICT and Productivity
Information Technology, Complementary Capital, and the Transatlantic Productivity Divergencep. 13
Introductionp. 13
Literature reviewp. 15
Theoretical modelp. 18
Data and caveatsp. 21
Empirical evidence on the role of ICTp. 22
U.S. TFP growth in the early 2000s: a case studyp. 25
Conclusionp. 32
Technical Efficiency and the Role of Information Technology: A Stochastic Production Frontier Study across OECD Countriesp. 43
Introductionp. 43
A survey of empirical literaturep. 45
Econometric specificationp. 48
Empirical resultsp. 51
Conclusionp. 62
Analyzing ICT Adoption across European Regionsp. 66
Introductionp. 66
Frameworkp. 67
Datap. 68
Analysis of ICT adoptionp. 69
Conclusionp. 76
Determinants of Demand for ICT
Determinants of Usages and Access to the Internet Services in Côte dÆIvoirep. 87
Introductionp. 87
Literature reviewp. 89
Methodological frameworkp. 91
Conclusionp. 101
Difference between Adoption and Access Frequency to Internet and Consumer Surplusp. 107
Introductionp. 107
Econometric specification of the Internet demand functionp. 108
Internet adoption and access frequency differentiation for Internet usage analysesp. 111
Internet demand function with censored samplep. 114
Data and variables definitionsp. 116
Econometric resultsp. 119
Internet consumers surplusp. 126
Conclusionp. 127
Valuing Time-Intensive Goods: An Application to Wireless and Wired Internetp. 130
Introductionp. 130
Modelp. 133
Data and estimationp. 135
Welfarep. 138
Conclusionp. 141
Contingent Valuation of Digital Identification Card and Electronic Signature Service in Luxembourgp. 142
Introductionp. 142
Theoretical modelp. 143
Empirical estimate of interestp. 146
Interest profilep. 148
Estimate of willingness to payp. 150
Conclusionp. 150
Blogs and the Economics of Reciprocal Attentionp. 167
Introductionp. 167
Contextp. 167
Related Literaturep. 170
A model of reciprocal (in)attentionp. 172
Choice of effortp. 173
Mutual attentionp. 174
The datap. 177
Empirical analysisp. 179
Instrumental variable estimationp. 184
The effect of imbalancesp. 185
Conclusionp. 186
New Organizational Frontiers
File Sharing and Its Impact on Business Models in Musicp. 197
Introductionp. 197
Developments in the entertainment industryp. 199
File sharing: key funding of a Dutch surveyp. 213
Effects on industry turnover and welfarep. 219
Conclusions and policy recommendationp. 227
The Make-or-Buy Decision in ICT Services: Empirical Evidence from Luxembourgp. 234
Introductionp. 234
Research hypothesesp. 237
Datap. 239
Econometric methodologyp. 242
Econometric analysisp. 244
Conclusionp. 251
An Empirical Analysis of Organizational Innovation Generated by ICT in Japanese SMEsp. 259
Introductionp. 259
Case study: a supply chain system that facilitates Japanese SME exportsp. 261
ICT use in two groups of SMEsp. 264
Index of ICT adoptionp. 266
Statistical analysisp. 272
Obstacles to ICT adoption: implications for policyp. 278
Conclusionp. 284
Determinants of Intra-firm Diffusion Process of ICT: Theoretical Sources and Empirical Evidence from Catalan Firmsp. 288
Introductionp. 288
The intra-firm diffusion of ICT literature reviewp. 289
Hypothesisp. 295
Sample, data description, and econometric modelsp. 296
The variablesp. 298
Determinants of intra-firm ICT diffusion in Catalan firmsp. 300
Conclusionp. 308
Does ICT Enable Innovation in Luxembourg? An Empirical Studyp. 313
Introductionp. 313
Literature reviewp. 314
Modelp. 318
Data and variablesp. 320
Resultsp. 327
Conclusionp. 329
Indexp. 337
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ISBN: 9780230362925
ISBN-10: 0230362923
Series: Applied Econometrics Association
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 344
Published: 17th January 2012
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.84 x 14.48  x 2.79
Weight (kg): 0.64
Edition Number: 1

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