information and communications technology

Publication date: 24 Jul 2019 | Publication type: National Institute Economic Review | External authors: Byrne, D M | JEL classification: E31, O57 | Journal: National Institute Economic Review Issue 249 | Publisher: Sage Publications, London
Mobile phones have been central to ICT innovation since the introduction of the smartphone and constant-quality prices are a barometer of their economic impact. Official consumer price indices (CPIs) indicate that impact differs wildly across countries: for the 2008–18 period, average annual rates...