Developing Measurement Frameworks

August 20, 2013

Best practices in the development, design and implementation of measurement frameworks (benchmarks, standards, rating systems, etc.).

Measuring Impacts

June 5, 2011

An OECD report on measuring the social and economic impacts of ICTs.

Mobile Broadband

June 20, 2010

Is mobile broadband valuable to low-income consumers?

Broadband Adoption in Low-Income Communities

March 2, 2010

Our report on broadband adoption commissioned by the FCC is now available from the Social Science Research Council.

Community Communications Study

November 29, 2009

Building up a body of knowledge about particular demographics can greatly reduce the unintended consequences of policy decisions.

Broadband Ecosystems

August 15, 2009

Ever since I read Martha Fuentes-Bautista and Nobuya Inagaki’s 2005 paper on wireless internet in Austin, TX I’ve been fascinated by the idea of ‘broadband ecosystems’.

The ICT Iceburg

July 15, 2009

New computers in a classroom may help students learn, but what happens to the computers that they replace, and to the health of communities that process them as e-waste?

Navigating the Stimulus

April 2, 2009

The Center for Digital Government, a research and advisory institute on information technology policies for state and local government, recently hosted an online presentation on the U.S. federal government economic stimulus plan.

Better Broadband Toolkit

January 2, 2009

A series of educational plain-language tools on building broadband networks for community groups and city management.

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