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Advances in Services Science and Services Information Technology
To identify the determinants of cross-city disparities in Internet penetration, we examine a panel of 343 cities of China over the 2001-2007 period. Our strongest findings are that Internet use is associated with high levels of human capital, telephone density, and electricity consumption. We also find considerable evidence that Internet use is enhanced by high levels of income per capita. There is also some evidence for a negative role of the share of agriculture and the share of manufacturingdoi:10.2495/sssit130121 fatcat:52nwxlu7mfawnc6v2je5dczuzi