Internet connectivity is a key driver of social empowerment and an essential precondition for economic equality and growth. Research suggests that broadband can significantly boost productivity. Moreover, the jaw-dropping efficiency gains promised by e-government and e-health services can only be realised if all citizens are connected. The breath-taking development of online platforms, which gradually re-intermediate […]
Dr Andrea Renda is a Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS).