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Social Networks and Technology Adoption

Hogset, Heidi;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2005
Abstract
This study analyzes social network effects on Kenyan smallholders' decision to adopt improved natural resource management techniques. These effects are decomposed into effects from social influence and learning through networks (strong ties), group effects, weak ties effects, informal finance, and conflicts arising from technological externalities, controlling for non-network effects.
Subjects
free text keywords: Research and Development/Tech Change/Emerging Technologies,
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Funded by
NSF| BE/CNH: Homeostasis and Degradation in Fragile Tropical Agroecosystems
Project
  • Funder: National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • Project Code: 0215890
  • Funding stream: Directorate for Biological Sciences | Division of Environmental Biology
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