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Economists' Statement on U.S. Broadband Policy


William J. Baumol


New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies; Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics

Elizabeth E. Bailey


University of Pennsylvania - Business & Public Policy Department

Martin Neil Baily


Institute for International Economics; University of Maryland

Robert E. Litan


Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation; AEI-Brookings Joint Center for Regulatory Studies

Peter Cramton


University of Maryland - Department of Economics

Gerald R. Faulhaber


University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School

Kenneth Flamm


University of Texas at Austin - Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs

Richard Gilbert


University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics

Austan Goolsbee


University of Chicago - Booth School of Business; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Shane M. Greenstein


Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Robert W. Hahn


University of Oxford, Smith School; Georgetown University

Robert E. Hall


Stanford University - The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Thomas W. Hazlett


George Mason University Dept. of Economics and School of Law

Alfred E. Kahn


Deceased - National Economic Research Associates Inc. (NERA)

John W. Mayo


Georgetown University - Department of Strategy/Economics/Ethics/Public Policy

Paul R. Milgrom


Stanford Graduate School of Business

Janusz A. Ordover


New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics

Robert S. Pindyck


Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Gregory L. Rosston


Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research

Scott Savage


University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics

Richard Schmalensee


Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management

Howard A. Shelanski


Georgetown University

Pablo T. Spiller


University of California, Berkeley - Business & Public Policy Group

Hal R. Varian


University of California, Berkeley - School of Information; University of California, Berkeley - Operations and Information Technology Management Group; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Scott Wallsten


Technology Policy Institute

Dennis Weisman


Kansas State University - Department of Economics

David Teece


University of California, Berkeley - Business & Public Policy Group

March 2006

AEI-Brookings Joint Center Working Paper No. 06-06-01

Abstract:     
Broadband, or high-speed access to the Internet, has generated significant economic benefits. Certain regulations, however, are slowing investment and deterring entry into the broadband market. In this statement, we make two recommendations that would remedy these regulatory defects and thereby lower artificial barriers to competitive provision of broadband services.

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Date posted: March 23, 2006  

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Baumol, William J. and Bailey, Elizabeth E. and Baily, Martin Neil and Litan, Robert E. and Cramton, Peter and Faulhaber, Gerald R. and Flamm, Kenneth and Gilbert, Richard and Goolsbee, Austan and Greenstein, Shane M. and Hahn, Robert W. and Hall, Robert E. and Hazlett, Thomas W. and Kahn, Alfred E. and Mayo, John W. and Milgrom, Paul R. and Ordover, Janusz A. and Pindyck, Robert S. and Rosston, Gregory L. and Savage, Scott and Schmalensee, Richard and Shelanski, Howard A. and Spiller, Pablo T. and Varian, Hal R. and Wallsten, Scott and Weisman, Dennis and Teece, David, Economists' Statement on U.S. Broadband Policy (March 2006). AEI-Brookings Joint Center Working Paper No. 06-06-01. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=892009 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.892009

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William J. Baumol
New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies ( email )
New York, NY
United States
212-998-8943 (Phone)
212-995-3932 (Fax)
Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics
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New York, NY 10003
United States
Elizabeth E. Bailey
University of Pennsylvania - Business & Public Policy Department ( email )
3641 Locust Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6372
United States

Martin Neil Baily
Institute for International Economics ( email )
1750 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036-1903
United States
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742
United States
Robert E. Litan
Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation ( email )
4801 Rockhill Road
Kansas City, MO 64110
United States
AEI-Brookings Joint Center for Regulatory Studies
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Peter C. Cramton
University of Maryland - Department of Economics ( email )
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Gerald R. Faulhaber
University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School ( email )
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Kenneth Flamm
University of Texas at Austin - Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs ( email )
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Richard J. Gilbert
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics ( email )
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Austan Goolsbee
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business ( email )
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National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Shane M. Greenstein
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management ( email )
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United States
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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United States
Robert W. Hahn (Contact Author)
University of Oxford, Smith School ( email )
Oxford
United Kingdom
Georgetown University
Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy
Washington, DC 20057
United States
Robert E. Hall
Stanford University - The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace ( email )
Stanford, CA 94305-6010
United States
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National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Thomas W. Hazlett
George Mason University Dept. of Economics and School of Law ( email )
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Alfred E. Kahn
Deceased - National Economic Research Associates Inc. (NERA)
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John W. Mayo
Georgetown University - Department of Strategy/Economics/Ethics/Public Policy ( email )
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Washington, DC 20057
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Paul R. Milgrom
Stanford Graduate School of Business ( email )
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Janusz A. Ordover
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics ( email )
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Robert S. Pindyck
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management ( email )
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National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Gregory L. Rosston
Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research ( email )
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Scott Savage
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics ( email )
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Boulder, CO 80309
United States
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Richard Schmalensee
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management ( email )
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Cambridge, MA 02142
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Howard A. Shelanski
Georgetown University ( email )
Washington, DC 20057
United States
Pablo T. Spiller
University of California, Berkeley - Business & Public Policy Group ( email )
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Berkeley, CA 94720
United States
510-642-1502 (Phone)
510-642-2826 (Fax)
Hal R. Varian
University of California, Berkeley - School of Information ( email )
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Berkeley, CA 94720-4600
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University of California, Berkeley - Operations and Information Technology Management Group ( email )
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National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Scott Wallsten
Technology Policy Institute ( email )
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United States
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Dennis Weisman
Kansas State University - Department of Economics ( email )
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United States
David J. Teece
University of California, Berkeley - Business & Public Policy Group ( email )
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Berkeley, CA 94720
United States
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