Michael L. Stern

Auburn University

415 West Magnolia Avenue

Auburn, AL 36849

United States

Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies

5335 Wisconsin Avenue, NW

Suite 440

Washington, DC 20015

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (26)

1.

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
Downloads 304 (187,956)
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Copyright, Fair Use, Piracy, Fair Dealing, Spatial Model, Product Differentiation

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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
Downloads 194 (291,001)
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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
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

A Policy Framework for Spectrum Allocation in Mobile Communications

Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 42
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 Apr 2011
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
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

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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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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
Downloads 97 (503,274)

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Radio, Broadcasting, Copyright, Intellectual Property, Fair Pay Fair Play, Royalties, Performance Rights

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Sabotaging Content Competition: Do Proposed Net Neutrality Regulations Promote Exclusion?

Phoenix Center Perspectives Paper No. 10-02
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 23 Mar 2010
George S. Ford and Michael L. Stern
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University
Downloads 92 (520,656)
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Network Neutrality, Broadband, Internet, Regulation, Communications, Phoenix Center

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Downloads 41 (524,258)
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The Broadband Credibility Gap

19 CommLaw Conspectus - Journal of Communications Law and Policy 75 (2010)
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 18 Aug 2012
George S. Ford, Lawrence J. Spiwak and Michael L. Stern
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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Net Neutrality, broadband, third way, investment, Federal Communications Commission

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Expanding the Digital Divide: Network Management Regulations and the Size of Providers

Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Bulletin No. 23
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 19 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 21 May 2014
George S. Ford, Lawrence J. Spiwak and Michael L. Stern
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University
Downloads 91 (524,258)
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Network Neutrality, Digital Divide, rural broadband, American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

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Wireless Competition Under Spectrum Exhaust

Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 43
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 18 Aug 2012
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
Downloads 78 (575,626)
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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
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
Downloads 77 (579,877)
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Broadband, Telecommunications, Competition, FCC, Network Neutrality, Edge Devices, Innovation

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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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An Economic Framework for Retransmission Consent

Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 47
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 14 Jan 2014
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
Downloads 69 (615,982)
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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

16.

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

Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 32
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 18 Aug 2012
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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An Economic Framework for Retransmission Consent

Phoenix Center Policy Paper Number 47
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 08 Feb 2017
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
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
Downloads 44 (759,201)
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AllVid, CableCard, Section 629, Federal Communications Commission, Set-Top Boxes, National Broadband Plan

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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
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
Downloads 41 (780,575)
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spectrum, PCAST, NTIA, government spectrum

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

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 21 Oct 2015
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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Endogenous Sunk Costs, Quality Competition and Welfare: A Technical Note

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 15 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 17 May 2011
George S. Ford and Michael L. Stern
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University
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Sunk Costs, Market Structure, Quality Competition, Consumer Welfare, John Sutton, Communications, Telecommunications, FCC

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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
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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Ugly is Only Skin Deep: An Analysis of the DE Program in Auction 97

Phoenix Center Perspectives No. 15-04
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 13 Sep 2016
George S. Ford and Michael L. Stern
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University
Downloads 29 (876,589)

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Spectrum Auction, Designated Entity, Telecommunications, Mobile, Wireless, Federal Communications Commission

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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
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
Downloads 24 (922,688)

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Broadband, Mobile, Wireless, Cellular, Regulation, Spectrum

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Proper Incentives? The Economics of Spam Management by the Mobile Wireless Industry

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 16 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2018
George S. Ford and Michael L. Stern
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University
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Mobile, Wireless, Broadband, Telecommunications, Spam, Network Neutrality, Open Internet, Federal Communications Commission