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Planet eBiz

Digital Evolution Index 2014

Learn more about The Digital Evolution Index 2014, launched at the World Retail Congress in Paris on Monday 29 September.


Planet eBiz, a research platform of the Institute for Business in the Global Context, explores trends and patterns of digital change over time. As The Fletcher School's business lens on the global digital economy, Planet eBiz delivers actionable insights for policymakers, businesses, investors, and civil society. This initiative helps stakeholders to understand the drivers of the digital economy, and identify opportunities to shape the digital future of the world.

The Digital Evolution Index

The Digital Evolution Index (DEI) measures the rate of change and current state of e-commerce ecosystems across 50 countries since 2008. The DEI enables businesses, investors and governments to make sense of the evolving digital landscape.

How We Buy Online

How We Buy Online is an online competition for Fletcher and Tufts students, recent graduates, and affiliates, that examines the ease and accessibility of e-commerce around the world. Participants discuss their experiences in engaging in e-commerce transactions in various locales. The Planet eBiz team then analyzes this data to map online consumer experience around the globe.

Learn more and contribute at howwebuyonline.com


Dean Bhaskar Chakravorti was interviewed in Forbes on the future of digital payments and the launch of the Digital Evolution Index

Check out the press coverage of the Digital Evolution Index

Share your online shopping experience at howwebuyonline.com


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