Mobile Phones and Economic Development in Rural Peru

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Beuermann, Diether W.; McKelvey, Christopher; Vakis, Renos;
(2012)
  • Publisher: Taylor and Francis
  • Subject: mobile coverage | household wellbeing | poverty

We estimate the effects of mobile phone coverage on different measures of economic development. We exploit the timing of mobile coverage at the village level merging it with a village-level panel dataset for rural Peru. The main findings suggest that mobile phone expans... View more
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