Assessing the Economic Impact of the Egyptian Uprising
Arab Media & Society, Issue 14, Summer 2011
3 Pages Posted: 24 Jun 2013
Date Written: May 31, 2011
This paper provides an initial assessment of the economic impact of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's decision to shut down the Internet during the eighteen-day popular uprising in early 2011, and the initial costs associated with the revolution.
Keywords: Egypt, Arab Spring, Internet, censorship, revolution
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