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Vliv mobilní telefonie na ekonomický růst

Impact of Mobile Communications on Economic Growth

Jakub Čihák

Politická ekonomie, 2019, vol. 2019, issue 3, 291-315

Abstract: In this paper, I empirically examine the relationship between telecommunications and economic growth. I use data for developing and developed countries for 2000-2016. My conclusion is that mobile penetration has a positive and significant impact on economic growth, where a onepercent increase in mobile penetration results in an increase in economic growth of 1.0-2.6 percent. Regulatory institutions have a positive and significant impact on penetration in developing countries; in developed countries, the impact of regulatory institutions is positive but not significant.

Keywords: economic growth; regulation; telecommunications; technological change (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: D23 L43 L96 O47 O57 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2019
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