Politická ekonomie
Politická ekonomie
Politická ekonomie
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Politická ekonomie Vol. 67 No. 3

Vliv mobilní telefonie na ekonomický růst

DOI: https://doi.org/10.18267/j.polek.1237

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Jakub Čihák

In this paper, I empirically examine the relationship between telecommunications and economic growth. I use data for developing and developed countries for 2000–2016. My conclusion is that mobile penetration has a positive and significant impact on economic growth, where a onepercent increase in mobile penetration results in an increase in economic growth of 1.0–2.6 percent. Regulatory institutions have a positive and significant impact on penetration in developing countries; in developed countries, the impact of regulatory institutions is positive but not significant.

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