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The consumption of radio broadcast technologies in Hong Kong, c.1930-1960

Clayton, D. (2005) The consumption of radio broadcast technologies in Hong Kong, c.1930-1960. Economic History Review, 57 (4). pp. 691-726. ISSN 0013-0117

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Abstract

This article uses previously under-exploited quantitative and qualitative primary sources in Hong Kong, the US, and the UK to chronicle how radio broadcast technologies extended in a Less Developed Country. As incomes were rising and the price of radio receiving sets was falling, demand-side forces were strong in Hong Kong. Yet, these forces alone cannot explain the pattern of diffusion observed. Innovations accelerated the take-up of radios. The liberalization and de-regulation of radio broadcasting provided pre-requisites for these supply-side shifts.

Item Type: Article
Institution: The University of York
Academic Units: The University of York > History (York)
Depositing User: York RAE Import
Date Deposited: 04 Jun 2009 14:32
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2009 14:32
Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-0289.2004.00293.x
Status: Published
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Identification Number: 10.1111/j.1468-0289.2004.00293.x
URI: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/6016

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