The reach and richness of Wikipedia: Is Wikinomics only for rich countries?

  • Morten Rask

Abstract

This study examined the impact of technological and economic factors on the global diffusion of Wikinomics among developed and developing countries. Examining different language editions of Wikipedia, this study found significant correlation between a variety of socio-economic factors and involvement in Wikipedia.

Author Biography

Morten Rask
Morten Rask is an Associate Professor at the Department of Management, Aarhus School of Business, Aarhus University in Denmark. His research focuses on the global dimension of marketing, purchasing & supply management, e-markets, e-commerce, and m-commerce.
Published
2008-05-31
How to Cite
Rask, M. (2008). The reach and richness of Wikipedia: Is Wikinomics only for rich countries?. First Monday, 13(6). https://doi.org/10.5210/fm.v13i6.2046
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Articles