Harsha de Silva

LIRNEasia

Lead Economist; Project Director

12, Balcomb Place

Colombo, 00800

Sri Lanka

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

13

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Scholarly Papers (13)

1.

Social Influence in Mobile Phone Adoption: Evidence from the Bottom of Pyramid in Emerging Asia

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 04 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2010
LIRNEasia, University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business, Students and LIRNEasia
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Transaction Costs in Agriculture: From the Planting Decision to Selling at the Wholesale Market: A Case-Study on the Feeder Area of the Dambulla Dedicated Economic Centre in Sri Lanka

3rd Communication Policy Research, South Conference, Beijing, China
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 22 Feb 2010
Dimuthu Ratnadiwakara, Harsha de Silva and Shamistra Soysa
University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business, Students, LIRNEasia and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Teleuse on a Shoestring: Poverty Reduction Through Telecom Access at the ‘Bottom of the Pyramid’

Centre for Poverty Analysis Annual Symposium on Poverty Research, Sri Lanka, Colombo, December 6-7, 2007
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 25 Feb 2010
Harsha de Silva and Ayesha Zainudeen
LIRNEasia and LIRNEasia
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Leveraging Mobile 2.0 in India for Agricultural Market Access

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 01 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2014
Sriganesh Lokanathan and Harsha de Silva
LIRNEasia and LIRNEasia
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Mobile 2.0, Bottom of the Pyramid, BOP, Agricultural markets

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Bottom of the Pyramid Expenditure Patterns on Mobile Phone Services in Selected Emerging Asian Countries

4th Communications Policy Research, South Conference, Negombo, Sri Lanka
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 13 Feb 2010
Aileen Agüero and Harsha de Silva
DIRSI and LIRNEasia
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Consumer, mobile phone, expenditure, access, poverty, BOP, teleuse

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Teleuse at the Bottom of the Pyramid: Findings from a Five Country Study

3rd Global Knowledge Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 11-13 December 2007
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 26 Feb 2010
LIRNEasia, LIRNEasia, LIRNEasia, Research Fellow and University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business, Students
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Perceived Impacts of Access to Telecom at the Bottom of the Pyramid

Living the Information Society: The Impact of Information and Communication Technologies on People, Work and Communities in Asia, Makati City, Philippines, April 23-24, 2006
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 27 Feb 2010
Harsha de Silva and Ayesha Zainudeen
LIRNEasia and LIRNEasia
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Bottom of the pyramid, impacts of telecom

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Possibilities for the Use of Mobile Phones and More-than-Voice Services to Improve the Economic Status of Female-Headed Households at the BOP

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 14 Aug 2013
Harsha de Silva, Koliya Pulasinghe and Lilanka Panditha
LIRNEasia, Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology (SLIIT) and Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology (SLIIT)
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BOP, Gender

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Non-Owner Teleusers at the BOP: Removing the Barriers to Ownership

PTC’08 Telecom with Vision Conference, Honolulu, USA, January 2008
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 28 Jun 2010
Ayesha Zainudeen, Harsha de Silva and Rohan Samarajiva
LIRNEasia, LIRNEasia and LIRNEasia
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Bottom of the pyramid, Asia, telecom, non-owner user, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Philippines, Thailand, next billion, access

11.

Lirneasia Six Country Multi-Component Study 2006-2007: Thailand Report

WDR Discussion Paper No. WDR0701
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 28 Feb 2010
Deunden Nikomborirak and Harsha de Silva
Thailand Development Research Institute and LIRNEasia
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12.

Entertainment as a Platform for More-than-Voice Services

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 14 Aug 2013
Harsha de Silva and Dimuthu Ratnadiwakara
LIRNEasia and University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business, Students
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mobile telecommunication, BOP, mobile phone, more-than-voice, value-added-services

13.

Using ICT to Reduce Transaction Costs in Agriculture through Better Communication: A Case Study from Sri Lanka

Posted: 08 Mar 2010
Harsha de Silva and Dimuthu Ratnadiwakara
LIRNEasia and University of Houston - C.T. Bauer College of Business, Students

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