September 26, 2016

How to Connect the Other Half: Evidence and Policy Insights from Household Surveys in Latin America

Authors: Hernan Galperin

This paper seeks to advance the debate on how to connect the next billion Internet users in two fundamental ways. First, it analyzes Internet diffusion patterns in Latin America based on the most recently available household surveys. The use of large-scale household surveys (over 875,000 cases in total) has many advantages over the more commonly used industry data, the main one being the ability to analyze how socio-demographic characteristics affect Internet adoption. Second, the paper examines the unconnected population through different lenses…. Read More » “How to Connect the Other Half: Evidence and Policy Insights from Household Surveys in Latin America”