Regulation, Resources, and Innovation: The Argentinean Telecommunications Case

Journal of Information Policy, Vol. 1, pp. 260-286, 2011

27 Pages Posted: 21 Feb 2012

See all articles by Martha Garcia-Murillo

Martha Garcia-Murillo

Syracuse University - School of Information Studies

Date Written: September 10, 2011

Abstract

Regulatory processes can directly impair or enhance telecommunications innovation, according to Dr. Garcia-Murillo. Using the telecommunications sector in Argentina as a case study, and based on extensive interviews and analysis, her paper demonstrates the relationship between regulation, resources, and innovation. Regulatory independence, transparency, and accountability enhance innovation, but investment in telecommunications innovation also requires timely and predictable policy decisions, and Dr. Garcia-Murillo concludes that these must be fairly enforced.

Keywords: Innovation, telecommunications, uncertainty, predictability, regulation, Argentina

JEL Classification: H11, F23, L96, N56, O31

Suggested Citation

Garcia-Murillo, Martha A., Regulation, Resources, and Innovation: The Argentinean Telecommunications Case (September 10, 2011). Journal of Information Policy, Vol. 1, pp. 260-286, 2011. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1675243

Martha A. Garcia-Murillo (Contact Author)

Syracuse University - School of Information Studies ( email )

220 Hinds Hall
Syracuse, NY 13244
United States
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