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Digital Policy, Regulation and Governance

Digital Policy, Regulation and Governance

ISSN: 2398-5038

This journal is a Hybrid Open Access journal
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Emerging Sources
Citation Index

CiteScore 2020: 2.8
CiteScoreTracker 2021: 3.1 (Updated Monthly)

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Previously published as Info
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Digital Policy, Regulation and Governance (formerly info: The journal of policy, regulation and strategy for telecommunications, information and media) is concerned with the impacts of information and communications technologies (ICT) on the economy and society. In particular, it covers the implications of two important technological transformations, namely the rise of mobile communications and the internet, resulting in the emergence of a digital economy and society.

The journal analyses these technological changes from a multidisciplinary perspective, drawing on concepts and models from economics, the political, social and behavioural sciences, decision analysis, engineering, and law.

Articles are welcome on the following topics:

  • Governance in the digital age
  • Competition in the digital economy
  • Implications of the data-driven economy and society
  • Self and coregulatory models
  • Policy and regulatory aspects of wired and wireless networks
  • Spectrum requirements for 5G
  • Consumer demand and access to infrastructure, information and services
  • Regulation of online platforms and digital services
  • Cybersecurity
  • The Internet of Things
  • Data protection and privacy
  • Digitization of media and content

Digital Policy, Regulation and Governance is indexed and abstracted in:

EconLit (American Economic Association); Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities in Computer Science - Business Information Systems, Economics & Finance and Management; Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Future Survey (World Futures Society); Inspec; ReadCube Discover; Norwegian Scientific Index.

This journal is ranked by:

Australian Business Deans Council (B), Association of Business Schools (ABS) Academic Journal Quality Guide, Bibliometric Research Indicator (Denmark), Computing Research & Education (CORE) Journal Ranking (B), Scopus, 

Digital Policy, Regulation and Governance is available as part of an online subscription to the Emerald Information & Knowledge Management eJournals Collection. For more information, please email or visit the Emerald Information & Knowledge Management eJournals Collection page.

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