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Contemporary Issues in Management Accounting

Alnoor Bhimani (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199283361
eISBN:
9780191712623
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283361.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Over the past decade, management accounting has seen changes not just within existing domains of the field but has also witnessed extensions outside its established realms of activity. Wider systemic ... More


China's Internet and Government Policy *

Eric Harwit

in China's Telecommunications Revolution

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199233748
eISBN:
9780191715556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233748.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter considers several dimensions of China's Internet. It begins by examining other national models of Internet development. It then assesses the Chinese government's role in building and ... More


The Digital Divide of Telephones and the Internet *

Eric Harwit

in China's Telecommunications Revolution

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199233748
eISBN:
9780191715556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233748.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter first puts the case of China's ‘digital divide’ in a comparative development context, and considers past studies of the importance of telecommunications spread to areas of low ... More


The Telecom Revolution in India: Technology, Regulation, and Policy

Varadharajan Sridhar (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198075530
eISBN:
9780199081042
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075530.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book discusses the innovations in the telecom industry in India. It specifically describes the sub-segments of Indian telecom, providing insights into critical technology, market, and regulatory ... More


Spectrum Management for Mobile Services in India: A Conundrum

Varadharajan Sridhar

in The Telecom Revolution in India: Technology, Regulation, and Policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198075530
eISBN:
9780199081042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075530.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter addresses the different stages of spectrum allocation in India, including the recently concluded third-generation and broadband wireless spectrum. Auctioning scarce spectrum, de-linking ... More


Internet Services: Regulations Stifling the Growth

Varadharajan Sridhar

in The Telecom Revolution in India: Technology, Regulation, and Policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198075530
eISBN:
9780199081042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075530.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explores in detail the Internet service evolution in India starting with the erstwhile monopoly provisioning by the government operator. It explains the restrictions on Internet service ... More


Transforming Global Information and Communication Markets: The Political Economy of Innovation

Peter F. Cowhey and Jonathan D. Aronson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012850
eISBN:
9780262255066
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012850.001.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

Innovation in information and communication technology (ICT) fuels the growth of the global economy. How ICT markets evolve depends on politics and policy, and since the 1950s, periodic overhauls of ... More


Broadband Microfoundations: The Need for Traffic Data

Steven Bauer, David Clark, and William Lehr

in Beyond Broadband Access: Developing Data-Based Information Policy Strategies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823251834
eISBN:
9780823268955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251834.003.0003
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This chapter explains the importance of traffic data in providing a richer picture of the overall state of broadband networks. It begins with an overview of what traffic data is generally available ... More


Adoption Factors of Ubiquitous Broadband

Sangwon Lee and Justin S. Brown

in Beyond Broadband Access: Developing Data-Based Information Policy Strategies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823251834
eISBN:
9780823268955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251834.003.0004
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This chapter focuses on the adoption factors of ubiquitous broadband that includes both fixed and mobile technologies. It first considers how both fixed and mobile broadband networks are increasingly ... More


Reliability and the Internet Cloud

William Lehr

in Regulating the Cloud: Policy for Computing Infrastructure

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029407
eISBN:
9780262331166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029407.003.0003
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming

The Internet is evolving from a best-effort, unregulated, data transport network overlaid on the legacy telephone network (or PSTN) into the global platform (the new PSTN) for a much more complex ... More


European Telecoms Regulation: Past Performance and Prospects 1

Jordi Gual and Sandra Jódar-Rosell

in Competition Policy in the EU: Fifty Years on from the Treaty of Rome

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199566358
eISBN:
9780191722790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566358.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, International

This chapter provides a review of the telecommunications policy of the European Union. It discusses the motivations for the Commission's regulatory choices and provides some evidence on their ... More


Korea's Online Gaming Empire

Dal Yong Jin

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014762
eISBN:
9780262289511
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014762.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

In South Korea, online gaming is a cultural phenomenon. Games are broadcast on television, professional gamers are celebrities, and youth culture is often identified with online gaming. Uniquely in ... More


The Ceremony of Innocence: A Conclusion about the Condition of Public Service Broadcasting

Michael Tracey

in The Decline and Fall of Public Service Broadcasting

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159254
eISBN:
9780191673573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159254.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The most obvious evidence of troubled times is the stark fact that governments, in country after country, have introduced new policies which at a minimum make life difficult for the public ... More


Beyond Broadband Access: What Do We Need to Measure and How Do We Measure It?

Catherine Middleton

in Beyond Broadband Access: Developing Data-Based Information Policy Strategies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823251834
eISBN:
9780823268955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251834.003.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This chapter considers what needs to be measured when it comes to Internet and broadband access and how to measure it. Around the world, claims that broadband infrastructure is central to the ... More


Data, Policy, and Democracy

Jorge Reina Schement

in Beyond Broadband Access: Developing Data-Based Information Policy Strategies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823251834
eISBN:
9780823268955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251834.003.0006
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This chapter discusses access to broadband services within the context of democracy. It argues that the roots of information policy can be found in the implied social contract between governments and ... More


“Rulers of thousands, hundreds, fifties, and tens”: Does Democracy Count?

Amit M. Schejter

in Beyond Broadband Access: Developing Data-Based Information Policy Strategies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823251834
eISBN:
9780823268955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251834.003.0007
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This chapter denounces the hypercommercialization of the information network and its control by private interests using the marketplace metaphor. It argues that government policy should adopt a ... More


Amazon and eBay: Online Retailers as Market Makers

Suresh Kotha and Sandip Basu

in The Market Makers: How Retailers are Reshaping the Global Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199590179
eISBN:
9780191724893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590179.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

In this chapter, Suresh Kotha and Sandip Basu describe the effects of recent technological changes on retailing, in particular the development of the Internet and of overnight delivery services. The ... More


Sino-Philippine Relations: Back to the Future?

Daniel C. O'Neill

in Dividing ASEAN and Conquering the South China Sea: China's Financial Power Projection

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9789888455966
eISBN:
9789888455461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455966.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter first provides an overview of the history of Sino-Philippine relations, noting the strong improvement during Gloria Macapagal Arroyo’s term as president from 2001-2010. It uses each ... More


A Victory for Digital Justice

Joshua Breitbart

in Strategies for Media Reform: International Perspectives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271641
eISBN:
9780823271696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271641.003.0008
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

In 2009, digital justice coalitions in Detroit and Philadelphia seized an opportunity to turn a new federal policy into a lasting transformation of the Internet’s role in their local communities. ... More


ICT Services Without Borders: An Opportunity for Egypt?

Omneia Helmy

in Toward More Efficient Services in Egypt: Reforming Tourism, Construction, Information Technology, Wholesale and Retail, Roads, and Banking Services

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789774164941
eISBN:
9781617971068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774164941.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter presents the recent developments in the ICT sector and asserts that it could be an important driver of economic growth in Egypt's real GDP, employment, investment, international trade, ... More


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