Scott Wallsten

Technology Policy Institute

Vice President for Research and Senior Fellow

1099 New York Ave., NW

Suite 520

Washington, DC 20001

United States

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Scholarly Papers (50)

1.

Economists' Statement on Network Neutrality Policy

AEI-Brookings Joint Center Working Paper No. RP07-08
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 28 Mar 2007
New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) - Council on Foreign Relations- Washington D.C., University of Warwick - Warwick Business School, University of Maryland - Department of Economics, University of Oxford, Smith School, Clemson University, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, National Economic Research Associates Inc. (NERA) (Deceased), Georgetown University - Department of Strategy/Economics/Ethics/Public Policy, Groupe d'Economie Mondiale at Sciences Po (GEM Paris), Stanford University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Chapman University - Economic Science Institute, Technology Policy Institute, London Business School, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Department of Economics and University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics
Downloads 2,116 (4,623)
Citation 2

Abstract:

network neutrality, legislation, economics

2.

Telecommunications Privatization in Developing Countries: The Real Effects of Exclusivity Periods

SIEPR Policy Paper No. 99-21
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 17 Aug 2001
Scott Wallsten
Technology Policy Institute
Downloads 1,293 (9,600)
Citation 22

Abstract:

telecommunications, privatization, regulation

3.

The Economics of Net Neutrality

AEI-Brookings Joint Center Working Paper No. RP06-13
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 09 Nov 2006
Robert W. Hahn and Scott Wallsten
University of Oxford, Smith School and Technology Policy Institute
Downloads 837 (19,691)
Citation 16

Abstract:

net neutrality, broadband, government

4.

Economists' Statement on U.S. Broadband Policy

AEI-Brookings Joint Center Working Paper No. 06-06-01
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 23 Mar 2006
New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, University of Pennsylvania - Business & Public Policy Department, Institute for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) - Council on Foreign Relations- Washington D.C., University of Maryland - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School, University of Texas at Austin - Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit, University of Oxford, Smith School, Stanford University - The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, Clemson University, National Economic Research Associates Inc. (NERA) (Deceased), Georgetown University - Department of Strategy/Economics/Ethics/Public Policy, Stanford University, New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Georgetown University, University of California, Berkeley - Business & Public Policy Group, University of California, Berkeley - School of Information, Technology Policy Institute, Kansas State University - Department of Economics and Institute for Business Innovation
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5.

Public or Private Drinking Water? The Effects of Ownership and Benchmark Competition on U.S. Water System Regulatory Compliance and Household Water Expenditures

AEI-Brookings Joint Center Working Paper No. 05-05
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Apr 2005
Scott Wallsten and Katrina Kosec
Technology Policy Institute and Stanford University
Downloads 703 (21,054)
Citation 8

Abstract:

drinking, water, public, private, benchmark, competition

6.

Regulation and Internet Use in Developing Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2979
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 27 Jan 2003
Scott Wallsten
Technology Policy Institute
Downloads 702 (23,109)
Citation 14

Abstract:

Regulation, Internet, Telecommunications, Developing Countries

7.

Does Sequencing Matter? Regulation and Privatization in Telecommunications Reforms

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2817
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 27 Mar 2002
Scott Wallsten
Technology Policy Institute
Downloads 604 (30,321)
Citation 16

Abstract:

privatization, regulation, telecommunications

8.

The Economic Costs of the War in Iraq

AEI-Brookings Joint Center Working Paper No. 05-19
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 Nov 2005
Scott Wallsten and Katrina Kosec
Technology Policy Institute and Stanford University
Downloads 551 (33,297)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Iraq, war, costs, macroeconomics

9.

Broadband and Unbundling Regulations in OECD Countries

AEI-Brookings Joint Center Working Paper No. 06-16
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 Jun 2006
Scott Wallsten
Technology Policy Institute
Downloads 548 (35,649)
Citation 20

Abstract:

broadband, regulation, policy impact

10.

New Tools for Studying Network Industry Reforms in Developing Countries: The Telecommunications and Electricity Regulation Database

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3286
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 19 Apr 2004
Technology Policy Institute, Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Independent, Stanford University - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 535 (41,272)
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11.

Universal(ly Bad) Service: Providing Infrastructure Services to Rural and Poor Urban Consumers

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2868
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 29 Jul 2002
George R. G. Clarke and Scott Wallsten
Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business and Technology Policy Institute
Downloads 523 (37,547)
Citation 5

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12.

The Investment Climate and the Firm: Firm-Level Evidence from China

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3003
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Mar 2003
World Bank - Research Department, Technology Policy Institute and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 420 (52,191)
Citation 16

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13.

Do Remittances Act Like Insurance? Evidence From a Natural Disaster in Jamaica

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 Mar 2003
George R. G. Clarke and Scott Wallsten
Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business and Technology Policy Institute
Downloads 385 (51,728)
Citation 7

Abstract:

Remittances, Insurance, Jamaica, Altruism, Migration, JSLC

14.

Has Private Participation in Water and Sewerage Improved Coverage? Empirical Evidence from Latin America

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3445
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
George R. G. Clarke, Katrina Kosec and Scott Wallsten
Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business, Stanford University and Technology Policy Institute
Downloads 384 (51,877)
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15.

Telecommunication Reform in Ghana

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2983
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Luke Haggarty, Mary M. Shirley and Scott Wallsten
affiliation not provided to SSRN, The Ronald Coase Institute and Technology Policy Institute
Downloads 347 (63,761)
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16.

Antitrust, Two-Sided Markets, and Platform Competition: The Case of the XM-Sirius Merger

Progress & Freedom Foundation Progress on Point Paper No. 14.14
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 27 Aug 2007
Scott Wallsten
Technology Policy Institute
Downloads 342 (66,393)

Abstract:

Antitrust, two-sided markets, platform competition, platform, xm, sirius, xm-sirius, merger, FCC, subscribers, digital information, network, externalities, barriers to entry, satellite radio, externalities, programming, satellite, SSNIP, Howard Stern, music platforms, multihoming

17.

A Review of Bessen and Hunt's Analysis of Software Patents

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 03 Dec 2003
Robert W. Hahn and Scott Wallsten
University of Oxford, Smith School and Technology Policy Institute
Downloads 306 (78,541)
Citation 6

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18.

An Empirical Analysis of Competition, Privatization, and Regulation in Telecommunications Markets in Africa and Latin Am

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2136
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Scott Wallsten
Technology Policy Institute
Downloads 301 (76,618)
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19.

Residential Broadband Competition in the United States

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 30 Sep 2010
Scott Wallsten and Colleen Mallahan
Technology Policy Institute and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 287 (72,330)
Citation 1

Abstract:

broadband, competition

20.

Wireless Net Neutrality?

Progress & Freedom Foundation Progress Snapshot Paper No. 3.2
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 29 Mar 2007
Scott Wallsten
Technology Policy Institute
Downloads 284 (85,740)

Abstract:

Net Neutrality, Wireless, network access, network, spectrum, telcos, UNE-P, wireless regulation, standards, market entry, network regulation, unbundling, network monopoly

21.

Ringing In The 20th Century: The Effects Of State Monopolies, Private Ownership, And Operating Licenses On Telecommunications In Europe, 1892-1914

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2690; SIEPR Policy Paper No. 00-0037
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 26 Aug 2001
Scott Wallsten
Technology Policy Institute
Downloads 283 (87,082)
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22.

Bandwidth for the People

Policy Review, No. 127, October-November 2004, AEI-Brookings Joint Center Regulatory Analysis 04-01
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 24 May 2005
Brookings Institution, University of Oxford, Smith School, Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) - Council on Foreign Relations- Washington D.C. and Technology Policy Institute
Downloads 254 (99,084)
Citation 2

Abstract:

broadband, universal, March 2004, Bush

23.

Internet Telephones: Hanging up on Regulation?

AEI-Brookings Joint Center Working Paper No. 03-12
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 24 May 2005
University of Oxford, Smith School, Brookings Institution, Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) - Council on Foreign Relations- Washington D.C. and Technology Policy Institute
Downloads 253 (100,320)

Abstract:

Voice over Internet Protocol, VoIP, FCC

24.

Comments of 71 Concerned Economists: Using Procurement Auctions to Allocate Broadband Stimulus Grants

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 15 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2014
New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Stanford Graduate School of Business, American University - Washington College of Law, The Brattle Group, University of Maryland, Baltimore County - Department of Public Policy, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Stanford University, Columbia University, University of Maryland - Department of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics, University of Colorado at Boulder - College of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Zurich - Department of Economics, Stanford Graduate School of Business, University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School, University of Michigan, Georgetown University - Department of Economics, University of Zurich, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit, University of Oxford, Smith School, Stanford University - The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of California, Berkeley - Business & Public Policy Group, University of North Texas, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Clemson University, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Florida - Warrington College of Business Administration, Public Utility Research Center, Ohio State University (OSU) - Economics, National Economic Research Associates Inc. (NERA) (Deceased), Independent, Penn State University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), Technology Policy Institute, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST), Georgetown University - Department of Strategy/Economics/Ethics/Public Policy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Economics, Finance, Accounting (EFA), Stanford University, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Stanford University, California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Northwestern University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Columbia University - Columbia Business School, Toulouse School of Economics, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics, Boston University - Department of Finance & Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Georgetown University, Stanford University - Stanford Graduate School of Business, Chapman University - Economic Science Institute, University of Maryland - Department of Economics, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management, Technology Policy Institute, Northwestern University - Department of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences (MEDS), University of Nevada, Las Vegas - College of Business - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley, Ohio State University (OSU) - Economics, Charles River Associates (CRA) and Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research
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25.

Understanding International Broadband Comparisons

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 24 May 2008
Scott Wallsten
Technology Policy Institute
Downloads 189 (131,402)
Citation 6

Abstract:

broadband, OECD, telecommunications

26.

Telecommunications Reform in Ghana

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 07 Feb 2003
Luke Haggarty, Mary M. Shirley and Scott Wallsten
affiliation not provided to SSRN, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Technology Policy Institute
Downloads 177 (124,839)
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27.

Understanding International Broadband Comparisons 2009 Update

Technology Policy Institute Working Paper
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Jul 2009
Scott Wallsten
Technology Policy Institute
Downloads 166 (147,462)
Citation 4

Abstract:

broadband, Internet, OECD, ICT

28.

Telecommunications Regulation in U.S. States: Its Rise and Impacts in the Early Twentieth Century

AEI-Brookings Joint Center Working Paper No. 06-04
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 05 Apr 2006
Scott Wallsten
Technology Policy Institute
Downloads 157 (152,913)

Abstract:

telecommunications, regulation, competition

29.

Towards Effective U.S. Broadband Policies

Progress & Freedom Foundation Progress on Point Paper No. 14.7
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 16 May 2007
Scott Wallsten
Technology Policy Institute
Downloads 156 (155,365)
Citation 2

Abstract:

OECD, Broadband policy, broadband rankings, statistics, broadband investment, network sharing, unbundling,competition,broadband market, broadband restrictions,broadband infrastructure,FCC,Cable, DSL, Fiber optics, high-speed,telecom,telecommunications,broadband penetration,spectrum,auction,

30.

Reverse Auctions and Universal Telecommunications Service: Lessons from Global Experience

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 26 May 2008
Scott Wallsten
Technology Policy Institute
Downloads 137 (163,137)
Citation 2

Abstract:

telecommunications, universal service, reverse auctions

31.

Surveying Surveys and Questioning Questions: Learning from the World Bank Experience on Firm Surveys

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 09 Oct 2003
Francesca Recanatini, Scott Wallsten and Lixin Colin Xu
World Bank - Global Governance Group, Technology Policy Institute and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 136 (176,644)
Citation 4

Abstract:

firm survey, questionnaire design, developing countries

32.

An Economic Perspective on a U.S. National Broadband Plan

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 Jun 2009
Robert W. Hahn and Scott Wallsten
University of Oxford, Smith School and Technology Policy Institute
Downloads 130 (184,024)
Citation 1

Abstract:

broadband

33.

What are We Not Doing When We're Online?

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 30 Nov 2011
Scott Wallsten
Technology Policy Institute
Downloads 123 (163,137)

Abstract:

broadband, video, online video, leisure

34.

Telecom Traffic and Investment in Developing Countries: The Effects of International Settlement Rate Reductions

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2401
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Scott Wallsten
Technology Policy Institute
Downloads 119 (194,608)

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35.

The R&D Boondoggle: Why is Government Subsidizing Commercially Promising Business Projects?

Regulation, Vol. 23, No. 4
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 17 Jan 2001
Scott Wallsten
Technology Policy Institute
Downloads 113 (199,558)

Abstract:

What Affects the Quality of Economic Analysis for Life-Saving Investments?

AEI-Brookings Joint Center Working Paper No. 05-17
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 Nov 2005
University of Oxford, Smith School, Stanford University, Harvard University - T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Technology Policy Institute
Downloads 82 (259,329)

Abstract:

life-saving investments, economic analysis, U.S. Public Health Service

What Affects the Quality of Economic Analysis for Life-Saving Investments?

Risk Analysis, Vol. 26, No. 3, pp. 641-655, June 2006
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 07 Nov 2006
University of Oxford, Smith School, Stanford University, Tufts University - School of Medicine and Technology Policy Institute
Downloads 14 (502,588)
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37.

Surveying Surveys and Questioning Questions: Learning from World Bank Experience

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2307
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Lixin Colin Xu, Francesca Recanatini and Scott Wallsten
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Global Governance Group and Technology Policy Institute
Downloads 90 (235,750)
Citation 7

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38.

Has Deregulation Affected Investment in Special Access?

Progress & Freedom Foundation Progress on Point Paper No. 14.16
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 16 Aug 2007
Scott Wallsten
Technology Policy Institute
Downloads 59 (303,087)
Citation 1

Abstract:

deregulation, investment, special access, ILEC, incumbent local exchange, access lines, rate regulation, telecommunications, FCC, GAO, AT&T, Verizon, merger, SBC, MCI, MSA, MSAs, channel termination, access circuits, DS-1, DS-3, Wilkie, Spiwak, Rappoport, dedicated transport, high-speed

39.

The DTV Coupon Program: A Boon to Retailers, Not Consumers

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 19 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 21 May 2014
Scott Wallsten
Technology Policy Institute
Downloads 50 (324,558)

Abstract:

digital television, DTV, subsidies

40.

Is There Really a Spectrum Crisis? Quantifying the Factors Affecting Spectrum License Value

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 25 Jan 2013
Scott Wallsten
Technology Policy Institute
Downloads 48 (247,705)

Abstract:

spectrum, auctions, wireless

41.

Need. More. TV.

Progress & Freedom Foundation Progress Snapshot Paper No. 3.3
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 29 Mar 2007
Scott Wallsten
Technology Policy Institute
Downloads 47 (333,401)

Abstract:

video franchise, broadband investment, cable reform, cable TV, cable services, cable companies, cable competition, cable supply, broadband competition, broadband supply, FCC, franchise reform, cable, video services, barrier to entry, cable market, TV broadband, video broadband, competition

42.

What are We Not Doing When We're Online

NBER Working Paper No. w19549
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 18 Oct 2013
Scott Wallsten
Technology Policy Institute
Downloads 36 (361,551)

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43.

The Universal Service Fund: What Do High-Cost Subsidies Subsidize?

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 16 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2011
Scott Wallsten
Technology Policy Institute
Downloads 30 (372,009)

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44.

Ownership, Investment Climate and Firm Performance: Evidence from Chinese Firms

Economics of Transition, Vol. 14, No. 4, pp. 629-647, October 2006
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 29 Sep 2006
World Bank - Research Department, Technology Policy Institute and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 12 (493,735)
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45.

Distinguishing Bandwidth and Latency in Households’ Willingness-to-Pay for Broadband Internet Speed

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 30 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2017
Yu-Hsin Liu, Jeffrey Prince and Scott Wallsten
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Business Economics & Public Policy, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Business Economics & Public Policy and Technology Policy Institute
Downloads 0 (379,327)

Abstract:

Bandwidth, Latency, Choice Experiment, Universal Service, Data Caps

46.

The Educational Impact of Broadband Subsidies for Schools Under E-Rate

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 17 Jun 2016
Thomas W. Hazlett, Benjamin Schwall and Scott Wallsten
Clemson University, Clemson University, College of Business and Behavioral Science, John E. Walker Department of Economics, Students and Technology Policy Institute
Downloads 0 (167,851)

Abstract:

E-Rate, Broadband Subsidies, Educational Policy, Internet Access

47.

Learning from the FCC's Lifeline Broadband Pilot Projects

TPRC 44: The 44th Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy 2016
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 31 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2016
Scott Wallsten
Technology Policy Institute
Downloads 0 (379,327)

Abstract:

universal service, telecommunications, lifeline

48.

Two Cheers for the FCC's Mobility Fund Reverse Auction

Posted: 02 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2013
Scott Wallsten
Technology Policy Institute

Abstract:

telecommunications, universal service, auctions, mobile

49.

Has the Internet Increased Trade? Developed and Developing Country Evidence

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 44, Issue 3, pp. 465-484, 2006
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
George R. G. Clarke and Scott Wallsten
Texas A&M International University - A.R. Sanchez Jr., School of Business and Technology Policy Institute

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The Effects of Government-Industry R&D Programs on Private R&D: The Case of the Small Business Innovation Research Program

RAND Journal of Economics, Vol. 31, No. 1
Posted: 08 Mar 2000
Scott Wallsten
Technology Policy Institute

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