ERIC Number: EJ666794
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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Digital Development in Rural Areas: Potentials and Pitfalls.
Malecki, Edward J.
Journal of Rural Studies, v19 n2 p201-14 Apr 2003
Data on rural-urban differences in access to telecommunications technology suggest that the U.S. "digital divide" is diminishing. However, major shortcomings in telecommunications infrastructure persist in rural America, and more serious barriers to rural development are related to human capital shortages. These may be resolved in some rural areas with favorable migration trends. Rural business use of e-commerce is also important. (Contains 91 references.) (Author/SV)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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