Mobile Broadband and Job Search: An Empirical Test
9 Pages Posted: 27 Oct 2011
Date Written: 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.
Keywords: Broadband, Job Search, Labor Markets, Internet, FCC, Telecommunications
JEL Classification: L96, J64
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