The Geography of the Internet

The Geography of the Internet

Cities, Regions and Internet Infrastructure in Europe

New Horizons in Regional Science series

Emmanouil Tranos

This timely book presents a wide range of quantitative methods, including complex network analysis and econometric modelling, to illustrate how the Internet both follows, and at the same time challenges, more traditional geographies.

Chapter 8: Conclusions

Emmanouil Tranos

Subjects: economics and finance, regional economics, geography, economic geography, innovation and technology, technology and ict, urban and regional studies, regional economics

Extract

The aim of this chapter is to summarize the key findings of this book, further discuss the results and link them with a policy framework. Firstly, based on the empirical results, the three research questions stated in the first chapter are briefly addressed here. Additionally, the contribution to the relevant literature is also highlighted. The next section focuses on policy recommendations based on the research’s findings. This chapter ends with ideas for a future research framework.

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