Thomas Randolph Beard

Auburn University - Department of Economics

415 W. Magnolia

Auburn, AL 36849-5242

United States

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Network Neutrality and Industry Structure

Hastings Communications and Entertainment Law Journal, Vol. 29, p. 149, 2007
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 May 2007
Thomas Randolph Beard, George S. Ford, Thomas Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, USAID Global Development Lab and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Network Neutrality, Industry Structure, John Sutton, commoditization

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A Pedagogical Note on the Economic Theory of Regulation

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 03 Oct 2005
Thomas Randolph Beard, David L. Kaserman and John W. Mayo
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Auburn University, College of Business, Department of Economics (Deceased) and Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business
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Mandated Access and the Make-or-Buy Decision: The Case of Local Telecommunications Competition

Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Vol. 45, pp. 28-47, 2005
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 31 Jul 2003 Last Revised: 12 Sep 2010
Thomas Randolph Beard, George S. Ford and Thomas Koutsky
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and USAID Global Development Lab
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Fair Use in the Digital Age

Phoenix Center Policy Paper Number 51
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 30 Sep 2016
Thomas Randolph Beard, George S. Ford and Michael L. Stern
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University
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Copyright, Fair Use, Piracy, Fair Dealing, Spatial Model, Product Differentiation

Why Adco? Why Now? An Economic Exploration into the Future of Industry Structure for the "Last Mile" in Local Telecommunications Markets

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 18 Feb 2004
Thomas Randolph Beard, George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Telecommunications, Competition, Unbundling, 1996 Act

Why Adco? Why Now? An Economic Exploration into the Future of Industry Structure for the "Last Mile" in Local Telecommunications Markets

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 18 Feb 2004
Thomas Randolph Beard, George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Telecommunications, Competition, Unbundling, 1996 Act

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The Failure of U.S. Organ Procurement Policy

Regulation, Vol. 30, No. 4, Winter 2007-2008
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 13 Feb 2008
Thomas Randolph Beard, John D. Jackson and David L. Kaserman
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Auburn University - Department of Economics and Auburn University, College of Business, Department of Economics (Deceased)
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organ transplant, organ donation, policy, legislation, organ procurement, waiting lists, mortality, financial incentives, altruistic donation, demand, organ shortage, cadaveric organ donation

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Cournot Competition and Scale Economies in Capacity

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 26 May 2011
Michael L. Stern and Thomas Randolph Beard
Auburn University and Auburn University - Department of Economics
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Cournot Model, Capacity Constraint, Economies of Scale

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Safe Harbors and the Evolution of Music Retailing

Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 41
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 05 May 2017
Thomas Randolph Beard, George S. Ford and Michael L. Stern
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University
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Copyright, Safe Harbors, Youtube, Music Industry, Digital Music

The Broadband Adoption Index: Improving Measurements and Comparisons of Broadband Deployment and Adoption

Federal Communications Law Journal, Vol. 62, 2010
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 19 Jun 2010
Thomas Randolph Beard, George S. Ford, Lawrence J. Spiwak and Michael L. Stern
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University
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Broadband Adoption Index, OECD, ranks, broadband

The Broadband Adoption Index: Improving Measurements and Comparisons of Broadband Deployment and Adoption

Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 36
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 19 Aug 2009
Thomas Randolph Beard, George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Broadband, Broadband Adoption Index, OECD, Broadband Ranking, International Ranking, Per Capita, Social Value

A Policy Framework for Spectrum Allocation in Mobile Communications

Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 42
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 Apr 2011
George S. Ford, Lawrence J. Spiwak, Michael L. Stern and Thomas Randolph Beard
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Auburn University and Auburn University - Department of Economics
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Mobile, Communications, Cellular, Telecommunications, FCC, Spectrum, Spectrum Cap, Spectrum Auctions

A Policy Framework for Spectrum Allocation in Mobile Communications

Federal Communications Law Journal, Vol. 62, p. 630, 2010
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 18 Aug 2012
Thomas Randolph Beard, George S. Ford, Lawrence J. Spiwak and Michael L. Stern
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University
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Spectrum, Spectrum Exhaust, wireless, broadband, Federal Communications Commission, incumbent exclusion rules, auctions

Quantifying the Cost of Substandard Patents: Some Preliminary Evidence

Yale Journal of Law and Technology, Vol. 12, p. 240, 2010
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 19 Jun 2010
Thomas Randolph Beard, George S. Ford, Thomas Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, USAID Global Development Lab and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Patents, substandard patents

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Quantity-Discount Contracts as a Barrier to Entry

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 08 Jan 2005
Thomas Randolph Beard, George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Special Access, Telecommunications, Market Power, De-Regulation

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The Price Effects of Intra-Brand Competition in the Automobile Industry: An Econometric Analysis

Phoenix Center Policy Paper Number 48
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 08 Feb 2017
Thomas Randolph Beard, George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Automobile, Competition, Intrabrand, Interbrand, Car Prices, Econometric, Antitrust

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The Law and Economics of Municipal Broadband

73 Federal Communications Law Journal 1 (2020)
Number of pages: 98 Posted: 06 Apr 2021
Thomas Randolph Beard, George S. Ford, Lawrence J. Spiwak and Michael Stern
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University - Department of Economics
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Municiplal broadband, preemption, due process, predation, cross-subsidization

A La Carte and 'Family Tiers' as a Response to a Market Defect in the Multichannel Video Programming Market

CommLaw Conspectus, Vol. 15, p. 31, 2007
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 May 2007
Thomas Randolph Beard, George S. Ford and Thomas Koutsky
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and USAID Global Development Lab
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a la carte, cable, video, market defect

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Value Based Pricing of Music

Review of Economic Research on Copyright Issues, 2015, 12(1/2), 16-25
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 14 Jan 2016
Thomas Randolph Beard, George S. Ford and Michael L. Stern
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University
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Pursuing Competition in Local Telephony: The Law and Economics of Unbundling and Impairment

Telepolicy Working Paper
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 22 Aug 2003
Thomas Randolph Beard, Robert B. Ekelund and George S. Ford
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Auburn University - Department of Economics and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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1996 Telecommunications Act, unbundling, FCC, Federal Communications Commission, telecommunications, communications, regulation, impairment, policy, UNE-P, UNE Platform, UNE-L, UNE-Loop, UNE Loop, UNE-Platform, Ford, Ekelund, Beard, competition, entry

An Econometric-Driven Merger Simulation: Considerations and Application

International Journal of the Economics of Business, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 23 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 17 May 2011
Thomas Randolph Beard, George S. Ford and Richard Saba
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University - Department of Economics
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Merger Simulation, Demand Models, Telecommunications

An Econometric-Driven Merger Simulation: Considerations and Application

International Journal of the Economics of Business, Vol. 13, No. 2, p. 217, 2006
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 21 Aug 2010
Thomas Randolph Beard, George S. Ford and Richard Saba
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University - Department of Economics
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Merger Simulation, Demand Models, Telecommunications

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What Determines Wholesale Prices for Network Elements in Telephony? An Econometric Evaluation

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 18 Feb 2004
Thomas Randolph Beard and George S. Ford
Auburn University - Department of Economics and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Telecommunications, Competition, Unbundling, TELRIC

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Bridging the Digital Divide: What Has Not Worked But What Just Might

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 10 Sep 2020
Thomas Randolph Beard, George S. Ford and Michael Stern
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University - Department of Economics
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Digital Divide, Broadband, Subsidies, ARRA, BTOP

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Reconsidering Copyright: A Spatial Model of Differentiated Competition and Infringement

TPRC 43: The 43rd Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy Paper
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 28 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2016
Thomas Randolph Beard, George S. Ford, Gilad Sorek and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Auburn University and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Intellectual Property, Copyright

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Internet Use and Job Search

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 26 Jan 2010
Thomas Randolph Beard, George S. Ford and Richard Saba
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University - Department of Economics
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Job Search, Employment, Internet, Broadband, Communications, Propensity Score, Labor

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Make or Buy? Unbundled Elements as Substitutes for Competitive Facilities in the Local Exchange Network

Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 14
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 08 Aug 2003
Thomas Randolph Beard and George S. Ford
Auburn University - Department of Economics and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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telecommunications, competition, policy, communications, TELRIC, UNE-Platform, UNE-P, UNE-L, UNE-Loop, unbundling, unbundled, network, elements, UNEs, UNE, FCC, Federal Communications Commission, 1996 Telecommunications Act, TELRIC, LRIC, long run incremental cost

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Promotional Effects and the Determination of Royalty Rates for Music

Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 39
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 08 Feb 2017
Thomas Randolph Beard, George S. Ford and Michael L. Stern
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University
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Radio, Broadcasting, Copyright, Intellectual Property, Fair Pay Fair Play, Royalties, Performance Rights

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The Financial Implications of the Une-Platform: A Review of the Evidence

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 02 Sep 2003
Thomas Randolph Beard, George S. Ford and Christopher C. Klein
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Middle Tennessee State University - Department of Economics and Finance
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telecommunications, competition, policy, communications, TELRIC, UNE-Platform, UNE-P, UNE-L, UNE-Loop, unbundling, unbundled, network, elements, UNEs, UNE, FCC, Federal Communications Commission, 1996 Telecommunications Act, TELRIC, LRIC, long run incremental cost, below cost, actual cost, embedded cost

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Market Definition and the Economic Effects of Special Access Price Regulation

Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 37
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 19 Nov 2009
Thomas Randolph Beard, George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Special Access, bilateral monopoly, market definition, Federal Communications Commission

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Regulatory Expenditures, Economic Growth and Jobs: An Empirical Study

Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin, No. 28
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 06 May 2011 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2011
Thomas Randolph Beard, George S. Ford, Hyeongwoo Kim and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Auburn University and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Regulation, Cost of Regulation, Jobs, Employment, Government, Budget, Deficit

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State Automobile Franchise Laws: Public or Private Interests?

Phoenix Center Perspectives No. 16-06
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 12 Sep 2016
Thomas Randolph Beard and George S. Ford
Auburn University - Department of Economics and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Automobile Franchise Laws, Franchising, Automobiles, Cars, Auto Dealerships

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Compensated Live Kidney Donations

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Jun 2015
Thomas Randolph Beard and Jim Leitzel
Auburn University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago
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kidney, organ, transplant, behavioral economics, compensation

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Wireless Competition Under Spectrum Exhaust

Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 43
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 18 Aug 2012
Thomas Randolph Beard, George S. Ford, Lawrence J. Spiwak and Michael L. Stern
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University
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Spectrum Exhaust, Spectrum, Wireless, FCC, Federal Communications Commission, Cournot

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Shocks to the Broadband Ecosystem: Implications for Competition and Market Structure

Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 30
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 27 Oct 2011
Thomas Randolph Beard, George S. Ford, Lawrence J. Spiwak and Michael L. Stern
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University
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Broadband, Telecommunications, Competition, FCC, Network Neutrality, Edge Devices, Innovation

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Issues in Empirical Merger Analysis

International Journal of the Economics of Business, Vol. 13, No. 2, p. 165, 2006
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 20 Aug 2010
Thomas Randolph Beard and George S. Ford
Auburn University - Department of Economics and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Antitrust, Empirical Methods, Merger Simulation, Econometrics

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Private Solutions to Broadband Adoption: An Economic Analysis

Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 38
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 Feb 2017
Thomas Randolph Beard, George S. Ford and Michael L. Stern
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University
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Broadband, Adoption, Universal Service, Deployment, Facebook, Free Basics, Digital Literacy

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The Competitive Effects of Quantity Discounts

Antitrust Bulletin, Vol. 52, No. 3, p. 591, 2007
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 10 Sep 2010
Thomas Randolph Beard, George S. Ford and David L. Kaserman
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University - Department of Economics
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Quantity Discounts, Contracts, Communications, Regulation

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Developing a National Wireless Regulatory Framework: A Law and Economics Approach

CommLaw Conspectus - Journal of Communications Law and Policy, Vol. 16, No. 2, 2008
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 31 Jul 2008
Thomas Randolph Beard, George S. Ford, Thomas Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, USAID Global Development Lab and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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wireless, federalism, national wireless framework

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Do High Call Termination Rates Deter Broadband Deployment?

Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 22
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 19 Mar 2009
Thomas Randolph Beard and George S. Ford
Auburn University - Department of Economics and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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broadband, intercarrier compensation, national broadband strategy, universal service

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Can Government Spending Get America Working Again? An Empirical Investigation

Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 31
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 18 Aug 2012
Thomas Randolph Beard, George S. Ford, Hyeongwoo Kim and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Auburn University and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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stimulus, jobs, investment

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Bell Companies as Profitable Wholesale Firms: The Financial Implications of Une-P

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Feb 2004
Thomas Randolph Beard and Christopher C. Klein
Auburn University - Department of Economics and Middle Tennessee State University - Department of Economics and Finance
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Telecommunications, Competition, Unbundling

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An Economic Framework for Retransmission Consent

Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 47
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 14 Jan 2014
Thomas Randolph Beard, George S. Ford, Lawrence J. Spiwak and Michael L. Stern
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University
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retransmission consent, must carry, copyright, broadcasting, cable television

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Fixing Safe Harbor: An Economic Analysis

Phoenix Center Policy Paper, Number 52
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Mar 2018
Thomas Randolph Beard, George S. Ford and Michael L. Stern
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University
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Copyright, Safe Harbors, Infringement, Liability

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Social Well-Being and IP Theft: A Dynamic Economic Analysis

Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 32
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 18 Aug 2012
Thomas Randolph Beard, George S. Ford, Lawrence J. Spiwak and Michael L. Stern
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University
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Intelectual Property, IP Theft, SOPA

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Jobs, Jobs, Jobs: Communications Policy and Employment Effects in the Information Sector

Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 25
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 09 Oct 2010
Thomas Randolph Beard, George S. Ford and Hyeongwoo Kim
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University
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Multipliers, Telecommunications, Regulation, Network Neutrality, Net Neutrality, Title II Regulation, RIMS

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Digital Discrimination: Fiber Availability and Speeds by Race and Income

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 Nov 2022
George S. Ford and Thomas Randolph Beard
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University - Department of Economics
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Broadband, Telecommunications, Regulation, FCC, Discrimination, Digital Divide, Digital Equity

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An Economic Framework for Retransmission Consent

Phoenix Center Policy Paper Number 47
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 08 Feb 2017
Thomas Randolph Beard, George S. Ford, Lawrence J. Spiwak and Michael L. Stern
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University
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Television, Broadcasting, Regulation, Retransmission Consent, Cable Television

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Wobbling Back to the Fire: Economic Efficiency and the Creation of a Retail Market for Set-Top Boxes

Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 41
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 15 Jan 2011
Thomas Randolph Beard, George S. Ford, Lawrence J. Spiwak and Michael L. Stern
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University
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AllVid, CableCard, Section 629, Federal Communications Commission, Set-Top Boxes, National Broadband Plan

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State Automobile Franchise Laws: Public or Private Interests?

Phoenix Center Perspectives 16-06
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 08 Feb 2017
Thomas Randolph Beard and George S. Ford
Auburn University - Department of Economics and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Automobile, Competition, Intrabrand, Interbrand, Car Prices, Econometric, Antitrust

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The Flow Through of Cost Changes in Competitive Telecommunications: Theory and Evidence

Empirical Economics, Vol. 30, pp. 555-573, 2005
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 09 Sep 2010
Thomas Randolph Beard, George S. Ford, Carter Hill and Richard Saba
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge - Department of Economics and Auburn University - Department of Economics
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Flow Through, Competition, Telecommunications, Cost Changes, Long Distance

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Market Mechanisms and the Efficient Use and Management of Scarce Spectrum Resources

Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 46
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 14 Jan 2014
Thomas Randolph Beard, George S. Ford, Lawrence J. Spiwak and Michael L. Stern
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University
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spectrum, PCAST, NTIA, government spectrum

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Product Guidance By Digital Platforms: A Welfare Analysis

Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 57 (2022)
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 02 Aug 2022
Thomas Randolph Beard, George S. Ford and Michael Stern
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University - Department of Economics
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Online Shopping, Discrimination, Digital Platforms, Product Guidance, Antitrust, FAANG

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Eroding the Rule of Law: Regulation as Cooperative Bargaining at the FCC

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 21 Oct 2015
Thomas Randolph Beard, George S. Ford, Lawrence J. Spiwak and Michael L. Stern
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University
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Federal Communications Commission, FCC, issue bundling, mergers, public interest, cooperative bargaining

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Price-Quality Tradeoffs and Welfare Effects in Cable Television Markets

Journal of Regulatory Economics, Vol. 20, No. 2, p. 107, 2001
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 10 Sep 2010
Thomas Randolph Beard, Robert B. Ekelund, George S. Ford and Richard Saba
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University - Department of Economics
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Cable Television, Television, CATV, Price Regulation, Quality

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Skin in the Game: Interference, Sunk Investment, and the Repurposing of Radio Spectrum

Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 40
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 05 May 2017
Thomas Randolph Beard, George S. Ford and Michael L. Stern
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University
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Spectrum, Interference, FCC, Telecommunications

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Eroding the Rule of Law: Regulation as Cooperative Bargaining at the FCC

Phoenix Center Policy Paper Number 49
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 08 Feb 2017
Thomas Randolph Beard, George S. Ford, Lawrence J. Spiwak and Michael L. Stern
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University
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Rule of Law, Federal Communications Commission, FCC, Game Theory, Bargaining, Joint Bargaining

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The Day the Music Died (in California): An Analysis of California Assembly Bill AB-1385

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 01 Jun 2021
Thomas Randolph Beard, George S. Ford, Lawrence J. Spiwak and Michael Stern
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University - Department of Economics
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Copyright, Music Industry, Contract

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Infrastructure Investment and Franchise Fee Abuse: A Theoretical Analysis

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 17 Jul 2019
Thomas Randolph Beard, George S. Ford and Michael Stern
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University - Department of Economics
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Franchise Fee, Cable Television, Federal Communications Commission, Regulation, Investment

Can Self-Preferencing by An Online Retailer Be Detected? A Monte Carlo Simulation

Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 64 | June 2023
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 19 Mar 2024
Thomas Randolph Beard and George S. Ford
Auburn University - Department of Economics and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Self-preferencing, Online Retailing, Ranking, Econometrics

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Innovation In Spectrum Repurposing: The C-Band As A Principal-Agent Problem

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 17 Jun 2020
Thomas Randolph Beard, George S. Ford and Michael Stern
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University - Department of Economics
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telecommunications, spectrum, C-band, principal-agent model

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Taxation by Condition: Spectrum Repurposing at the FCC and the Prolonging of Spectrum Exhaust

Phoenix Center Policy Paper Number 44
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 24 May 2013
Thomas Randolph Beard, George S. Ford, Lawrence J. Spiwak and Michael L. Stern
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University
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Broadband, Mobile, Wireless, Cellular, Regulation, Spectrum

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Expediting Spectrum Repurposing Through Market Transactions

Phoenix Center Perspectives 18–08
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 10 Nov 2018
Thomas Randolph Beard and George S. Ford
Auburn University - Department of Economics and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Spectrum, Transaction Window, Wireless Telecommunications, Mobile Telecommunications

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You Can’t Sell That: Understanding the Economic Consequences of Pending California Assembly Bill No. 437

Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 58 (2022)
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 02 Aug 2022
Thomas Randolph Beard, George S. Ford and Michael Stern
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University - Department of Economics
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Copyright, Music Industry, Movie Industry, Contract

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Addressing Spectrum Holdouts With A Transaction Threshold: A Theoretical Analysis

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 18 Jun 2020
Thomas Randolph Beard, George S. Ford and Michael Stern
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University - Department of Economics
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Spectrum, Holdouts, Federal Communications Commission

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Do Hart-Scott-Rodino Filing Requirements Need Reform?

Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 65 | September 2023
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 19 Mar 2024
Thomas Randolph Beard, George S. Ford and Michael Stern
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University - Department of Economics
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Hart-Scott-Rodino, Pre-merger filing, Mergers

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Efficient Versus 'Popular' Tariffs for Regulated Monopolies

Posted: 26 Oct 1999
Thomas Randolph Beard and Henry Thompson
Auburn University - Department of Economics and Auburn University - Department of Economics

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