From the Firm to Economic Integration
New Thinking in Political Economy series
Chapter 15: The digital divide: policy or competition
When mentioning “digital divide” one means that there is an unequal access to digital techniques. The gap may exist between individuals belonging to different categories of persons in one nation, or it may exist between different nations, more precisely developed and less developed countries. The gap in the access to digital techniques and the internet may concern the equipment (the existence of networks, the ownership of computers, and so on), the access to software programs or the ability to get the necessary training to use digital techniques.
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