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Planet eBiz

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Planet eBiz is a research platform of the Institute for Business in the Global Context. Planet eBiz 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.

Media Coverage of Planet eBiz

Planet eBiz's research has been featured in hundreds of articles and opinion pieces across the world, in English, Chinese, Dutch, German, French, Russian, Danish, Swedish, Thai, and other languages. Below are some selected pieces:

Bill Gates tweets about the Digital Evolution Index
Digital Evolution Index Quantifies Global E-Commerce Challenges - The Wall Street Journal
Europe’s innovation deficit isn’t disappearing any time soon - Washington Post
Zuckerberg in Barcelona Highlights Widening U.S.-Europe Gap - Bloomberg News
VIDEO: Europe Lags Behind on Digital Innovation as China Soars - Bloomberg News
VIDEO: Unlocking Nigeria's digital economy - CNBC
VIDEO: Ravi Shankar Chaturvedi is interviewed by the Fletcher School's Dean Stavridis

Written by Planet eBiz

Where the Digital Economy is Moving the Fastest - Harvard Business Review
The Way to Estonia - Foreign Affairs
Digital Fairness vs. Facebook’s Dream of World Domination - Harvard Business Review
Why Can You Uber it to Someone's Home in China But You Can't Google or Facebook Them? - Huffington Post
Is Google at Risk of Being Remembered for the Worst Innovation Record in History? - Huffington Post
What the CEO of the "New" Google Needs to Do Next - Harvard Business Review / Huffington Post

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.

What are the top 10 countries shopping online? Check out our video.



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