CETF-USC Statewide Broadband Adoption Survey

Since 2008, the California Emerging Technology Fund (CETF) has administered a statewide survey that seeks to assess California’s progress towards closing the digital divide in broadband connectivity across the state. Over the years, the results have shown a steady increase in broadband adoption, though the gains have been unequal across regions and subpopulations. Under a new research partnership between CETF and USC, Prof. Hernan Galperin is leading the implementation of the 2021 CETF-USC Broadband Adoption survey…. Read More » “CETF-USC Statewide Broadband Adoption Survey”

TPRC48: ARNIC Faculty & Student Presentations

We are pleased to announce that a number of works by ARNIC faculty and students will be presented at The 48th Research Conference on Communications, Information, and Internet Policy:

Divergences in Procedural Accountability: Comparative Analysis on Social Media Political Speech Regulation in the United States, Germany, South Korea, and Taiwan by So Yun Ahn, Jeeyun Sophia Baik, Ho-Chun Herbert Chang, and Clara Sol Krause will be presented on Wednesday,… Read More » “TPRC48: ARNIC Faculty & Student Presentations”

2020 NCA Convention: ARNIC Student Presentations

Congrats to students who did a wonderful job delivering their work at the virtual 106th Annual Convention of the National Communication Association:

Sierra Bray“Rigidity Means Death:” Grappling with Academic Identity and Seeking Justice at the Crossroads of Feminist Scholarship and Experimental Methods

Sierra Bray, Olivia González, Building bonds, breaking barriers: Examining the impact of support networks on women’s professional socialization in doctoral STEM programs

Ho-Chun Herbert Chang,Read More » “2020 NCA Convention: ARNIC Student Presentations”

Employment and Gender Digital Divide in Latin America

Congrats to ARNIC’s director Professor Hernan Galperin for his new publication in the Spanish-language journal Revista Latinoamericana de Economia y Sociedad Digital. The paper is titled “Employment and the Gender Digital Divide in Latin America: A Decomposition Analysis”.

The original publication in Spanish can be found here, and an English-language pre-publication version is available here.

ABSTRACT There is a vast literature that examines the determinants of the gender digital gap in developing countries and puts forth policy recommendations to mitigate it…. Read More » “Employment and Gender Digital Divide in Latin America”