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September 2019 Webinar: Measuring the Economic Impact of Broadband

Date: Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
Time: 02:00 PM EST
Type Of Event: Webinar

The digital economy accounted for 6.9 percent of the U.S. gross domestic product, or $1.35 trillion, according to a recent survey by the Department of Commerce. Understanding how to measure and communicate the benefits of broadband is critical to building support for efforts to expand connectivity and use. Join BroadbandUSA and leading U.S. researchers to discuss their research into the economic impact of broadband deployment and adoption in the United States.


  • Roberto Gallardo, Assistant Director - Center for Regional Development, Purdue University
  • Brian Whitacre, Professor, Oklahoma State University
  • Alison Grant, Research Assistant and Instructor, Department of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University


  • Katherine Bates, Manager of State and Local Partnerships, BroadbandUSA