2017: Slides, Papers and Policy-briefs

ANALYSIS INSTEAD OF SUMMATION: WHY INDICES ARE NOT ENOUGH FOR ICT POLICY AND REGULATION.

Steve Esselaar, Alison Gillwald, Christoph Stork

slides | paper | policy-brief


MEASURING DISBURSEMENT EFFICACY OF UNIVERSAL SERVICE FUNDS: CASE STUDIES FROM INDIA, MALAYSIA, PAKISTAN & SRI LANKA.

Rohan Samarajiva, Gayani Hurulle

slides | paper | policy-brief


HELLO FROM THE OTHER SIDE: HAVE MYANMAR’S MOBILE ADOPTION TRENDS CHANGED OVER THE YEARS?

Gayani Hurulle, Ayesha Zainudeen, Helani Galpaya

slides | paper | policy-brief


INFORMATION COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY AND ECONOMIC GROWTH IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA: A PANEL DATA APPROACH.

Haftu Giday

slides | paper | policy-brief


ENHANCING AFFORDABILITY OF ROOF-TOP SOLAR USING COMMUNICATIONS

Ashok Jhunjhunwala, Prabhjot Kaur

slides | paper | policy-brief


NEGOTIATING ACCESS TO INFORMATION: THE CASE OF SRI LANKAN CUCURBIT FARMERS

Chiranthi Rajapakse,Piyumi Gamage, Andy Dearden, Melissa Densmore, Marion Walton [presented by Helani Galpaya]

slides | paper


SUSTAINABILITY OF DIGITAL INTERMEDIARIES IN RURAL DEVELOPMENT: A CASE STUDY OF E-GRAM VISHWAGRAM PROJECT OF GUJARAT, INDIA.

Ravinder Verma

slides | paper | policy-brief


DIGITAL SURVEILLANCE AND PRIVACY CONCERNS IN THE COUNTER-TERRORISM DISCOURSE IN KENYA:  POLICY IMPLICATIONS

Fathima Badurdeen

slides | paper | policy-brief


FREEDOM FROM SOCIAL ECHO CHAMBERS: POLICY IMPLICATIONS OF AN ALGORITHMIC BIAS

Peter Sleeman, Broc Rademan

slides | paper | policy-brief


CAN PUBLIC WI-FI REALLY HELP REDRESS DIGITAL INEQUALITY, AND IF SO, HOW? EMERGING LESSONS FROM SOUTH AFRICA’S DIVERSE IMPLEMENTATIONS

Christopher Geerdts, Alison Gillwald

slides | paper | policy-brief


EXAMINING THE ROLE OF ICT ON FINANCIAL INCLUSION IN WORLD’S BIGGEST PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT PROGRAMME IN UTTARAKHAND, INDIA

Manab Chakraborty, Matirayee Mukerji

slides | paper | policy-brief


ASSESSMENT OF ICT INTERVENTION IN MICRO FINANCE TO IMPROVE FINANCIAL INCLUSION AMONG LOW-INCOME HOUSEHOLDS IN NORTHERN SRI LANKA

Mithula Guganeshan, Perampalam Suthaharan

slides | paper | policy-brief


UNDERSTANDING THE FACTORS INFLUENCING THE TAKE-OFF OF ONLINE FREELANCING IN SRI LANKA

Suthaharan Perampalam, Helani Galpaya, Laleema Senanayake

slides | paper | policy-brief


EXPLORING THE CHALLENGES FACED BY SRI LANKAN WORKERS IN WEB BASED DIGITAL LABOR PLATFORMS

Helani Galpaya, Laleema Senanayake, Suthaharan Perampalam

slides | paper | policy-brief


USABILITY AND ACCEPTABILITY OF THE SAHANA SITUATIONAL-AWARENESS PLATFORM IN MYANMAR, MALDIVES, AND THE PHILIPPINES

Nuwan Waidyanatha, Biplov Bhandari, Lutz Frommberger

slides | paper | policy-brief


LEVERAGING BIG DATA TO SUPPORT MEASUREMENT OF THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

Thavisha Perera-Gomez, Sriganesh Lokanathan

slides | paper | policy-brief


PREDICTING POPULATION-LEVEL SOCIO-ECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS USING CALL DETAIL RECORDS (CDRS) IN SRI LANKA

Aparna Surendra, Sriganesh Lokanathan, Thavisha Perera-Gomez

slides | paper | policy-brief


IMPROVING DISEASE OUTBREAK FORECASTING MODELS FOR EFFICIENT TARGETING OF PUBLIC HEALTH RESOURCES

Lasantha Fernando, Sriganesh Lokanathan, Amal Shehan Perera, Azhar Ghouse, Hasitha Tissera

slides | paper | policy-brief


UNDERSTANDING COMPLEX SOCIAL NETWORK OF GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS IN DECISION MAKING

Moinul Zaber, Dipankar Chaki, A.T.M Shakil Ahamed

slides | paper | policy-brief


ENUMERATING THE OBSTACLES OF ACCELERATING THE USE OF DIGITAL CLASSROOM: LESSONS FROM BANGLADESH

Md Abu Sayed, Moinul Zaber, Parvez Mosharaf

slides | paper | policy-brief


STUDENTS’ CONCEPTUAL REASONING IN SECONDARY SCHOOL COMPUTER APPLICATIONS THROUGH META-COGNITIVE STRATEGY

Opeyemi Oluseyi Dairo

slides | paper | policy-brief