Measuring the Digital Divide in the United States: Race, Income, and Personal Computer Ownership

@article{Chakraborty2005MeasuringTD,
  title={Measuring the Digital Divide in the United States: Race, Income, and Personal Computer Ownership},
  author={J. Chakraborty and M. Bosman},
  journal={The Professional Geographer},
  year={2005},
  volume={57},
  pages={395 - 410}
}
Abstract This article demonstrates how the Lorenz Curve and the Gini coefficient can be used to measure inequalities in home personal computer (PC) ownership in the United States at the national, regional, and state levels. Our empirical investigation, based on supplemental data from the Current Population Survey of the U.S. Census, indicates that income inequalities are substantially smaller within white households owning a PC than African American households, at all geographic scales. While… Expand
CONTEMPORARY DIGITAL DIVIDES IN THE UNITED STATES
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