Social Networks and Technology Adoption

This study analyzes social network effects on Kenyan smallholders' decision to adopt improved natural resource management techniques. These effects are decomposed into effects from social influence and learning through networks (strong ties), group effects, weak ties effects, informal finance, and conflicts arising from technological externalities, controlling for non-network effects.


Issue Date:
2005
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
Record Identifier:
http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/19379
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/19379
Total Pages:
61
Series Statement:
Selected Paper 136807




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