Introduction to Special Issue: Mobile Technologies and Inclusive Development in Africa

Journal of African Business, 19(3), pp. 297-301 (2018). DOI: 10.1080/15228916.2018.1481307

7 Pages Posted: 12 Jun 2018 Last revised: 22 Jun 2018

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Simplice Asongu

African Governance and Development Institute

Agyenim Boateng

Glasgow Caledonian University

Date Written: May 24, 2018

Abstract

The primary objective of this special issue is to showcase high-quality interdisciplinary research in the field of mobile phone technology and inclusive economic development, with a view to inspire and educate readers and policy makers on the vital role of mobile phones in economic development in Africa. We hope that the articles in this special issue will encourage academics and policy makers to carry out more research on the challenges and opportunities mobile phone technology offers in our quest to develop our communities.

Keywords: mobile phones; inclusive human development; Africa

JEL Classification: G20; I10; I32; O40; O55

Suggested Citation

Asongu, Simplice and Boateng, Agyenim, Introduction to Special Issue: Mobile Technologies and Inclusive Development in Africa (May 24, 2018). Journal of African Business, 19(3), pp. 297-301 (2018). DOI: 10.1080/15228916.2018.1481307 . Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3184143

Simplice Asongu (Contact Author)

African Governance and Development Institute ( email )

P.O. Box 8413
Yaoundé, 8413
Cameroon

Agyenim Boateng

Glasgow Caledonian University ( email )

Scotland
United Kingdom

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