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Scott Ewing

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Swinburne University of Technology
ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation
World Internet Project

Scott is a Senior Research Fellow at Swinburne University of Technology’s Institute for Social Research and at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Creative Industries and Innovation. He has more than twenty years’ experience as a social researcher, both at Swinburne and in the private sector. Scott is the author of numerous articles analysing the social impact of new technologies. He is currently managing the Australian component of the World Internet Project, a global survey of internet use and non-use.


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Research report

01 Aug 2017

The ADII has been created 
to measure the level of digital inclusion across the Australian population and to monitor this level over time. Using data collected by Roy Morgan Research, the ADII has been developed through a collaborative partnership between RMIT University, Swinburne University of...

Research report

24 Aug 2016

In setting out the first findings of the Australian Digital Inclusion Index (ADII), this report provides our most comprehensive picture yet of Australians’ online participation. The ADII has been created to measure the level of digital inclusion across the Australian population, and to monitor...

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22 Feb 2016

This brief report, prepared by Scott Ewing for the Australian Digital Inclusion Index, includes graphs of a few of the key data points that shed light on digital inclusion in Australia from the ABS’s recently released Household Use of Information Technology in Australia, 2014-15. The full data...

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Chapter

04 Jan 2015

The example of Australian broadband policy touches on a central concern of digital divide debates, namely the relationship between socio-economic factors and internet adoption, which scholars and experts have long argued determine the digital divide, leading them to conclude that infrastructure...

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Research report

31 Dec 2014

This report presents findings from the third survey of the Australian component of the World Internet Project. The survey was conducted in late 2013.

This research is a project of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation at the Swinburne Institute for Social...

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Video lecture/presentation

15 Oct 2014

Older Australians have been slower to engage with the internet and associated technologies the than their younger counter-parts. This presentation uses Australian World Internet Project data to examine this differential pattern of adoption by older Australians and to analyse what older...

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Research report

01 Jan 2014

This study of online retail in Australia from 2007-13, part of the World Internet Project (WIP) reveals a consistent pattern of large increases in the number of online purchases made by Australian consumers, reaching an average expenditure of $2616 a year in 2013.

Online shopping in...

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Article

27 Sep 2012

Australians are among the most enthusiastic online shoppers in the world. ...

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Article

26 Sep 2012

Scott Ewing discusses retail magnate Gerry Harvey's somewhat inaccurate predictions regarding online shopping in The Conversation.

 Gerry Harvey is great media talent. When I first became interested in online retail, I almost immediately became...

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