Does Broadband Boost Economic Development?

From the Public Policy Institute of California, Jan 2010.

“This study assesses whether policies designed to increase broadband availability—especially to unserved and underserved communities—will contribute to local economic development. It finds a positive relationship between broadband expansion and employment growth, but the benefits for local residents are ambiguous.” Click the banner for the report.

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Note: The data used is from 1999 – 2006.

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