Internet Use and Labor Market Participation: Additional Insights from New and Old Data

9 Pages Posted: 27 Oct 2011

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George S. Ford

Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies

Date Written: August 18, 2011

Abstract

This study finds that Americans who use the Internet are more likely to continue active job searches and less likely to drop out of the labor force than those that do not use the Internet.

Keywords: Broadband, Internet, Telecommunications, FCC, Job Search, Labor Markets

JEL Classification: L96, J64

Suggested Citation

Ford, George S., Internet Use and Labor Market Participation: Additional Insights from New and Old Data (August 18, 2011). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1949878 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1949878

George S. Ford (Contact Author)

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