Factors Influencing Digital Inequality: A Scoping Review

Ahmed Imran, Val Quimno, Shirley D. Gregor

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Two decades have passed since seminal work on the dimensions of digital inequality (DI) appeared and since that time digital inequalities have grown and taken on different forms. However, research on conceptualizing and measuring DI has not progressed significantly. There is a lack of robust theories to tackle the growing societal problem of DI, which is closely linked to a complex set of individual and institutional factors. Following a five-stage scoping review process this paper maps the current landscape of DI, in addition to identifying key factors influencing DI. This work can serve as a base for a conceptual framework for further DI research. The framework can be validated empirically and used to investigate the DI phenomenon in various contexts.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationGlobDev 2022
EditorsArlene Bailey, Antonio Diaz Andrade
Place of PublicationUnited States
PublisherAssociation for Information Systems
Number of pages32
ISBN (Electronic)9780997617696
Publication statusPublished - 10 Dec 2022
Event14th Annual AIS SIG GlobDev Pre-ICIS Workshop - ITU University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Duration: 10 Dec 202210 Dec 2022


Workshop14th Annual AIS SIG GlobDev Pre-ICIS Workshop
Abbreviated titleGLOBDEV 2022

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