Mobile Broadband and Job Search: An Empirical Test
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
September 6, 2011
This empirical study finds that mobile Internet use has a positive effect on Americans who sustain active job searches, cutting in half the probability that an unemployed person would become discouraged by labor market prospects and abandon efforts to find work.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 9
Keywords: Broadband, Job Search, Labor Markets, Internet, FCC, Telecommunications
JEL Classification: L96, J64working papers series
Date posted: October 27, 2011
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