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  • We investigate the regional distribution of the COVID-19 outbreak in Germany. We use a novel digital mobility dataset, that traces the undertaken trips on Easter Sunday 2020 and instrument them with regional accessibility as measured by the regional road infrastructure of Germany's 401 NUTS III regions. We identify a robust negative association between the number of infected cases per capita and…
    Economic Papers on ICT on Monday, 29 June 2020
  • The aim of this research is to show the influence of working conditions in the relationship between the appropriation of ICT and hospital performance in Cameroon. To achieve this goal, a field survey was conducted with a valid random sample of 479 workers from first and second category public hospitals in Cameroon. The data collected were subjected to descriptive and econometric analyzes. The…
    Economic Papers on ICT on Monday, 22 June 2020
  • The Covid-19 pandemic has had a sudden and drastic impact on labour supply and output In Ireland. As the Irish government responds, a key question is how covid-19 will impact people and places differently. There is considerable uncertainty around the implications of social distancing measures and remote working for the Irish labour market. The objective of this paper is to get a better…
    Economic Papers on ICT on Monday, 22 June 2020
  • Immediately after the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Ethiopia in March 2020, the Government of Ethiopia took several public health measures to prevent increased levels of infection These included closing all schools and restricting large gatherings and movements of people. Hand-washing and social distancing were the main prevention measures that government has communicated to the general…
    Economic Papers on ICT on Monday, 15 June 2020
  • The leading Internet groups, with their extensively networked platforms, have become the key players in the design and regulatory framing of the Internet in the course of the 2010s. This paper examines the mechanisms by which they fulfil their role as structurebuilding, rule-making and action-coordinating core actors in today's Web. The focus is on two essential regulatory areas: on the one hand…
    Economic Papers on ICT on Monday, 8 June 2020