George S. Ford

Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies

Chief Economist

5335 Wisconsin Avenue, NW

Suite 440

Washington, DC 20015

United States

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1.

Event Studies for Merger Analysis: An Evaluation of the Effects of Non-Normality on Hypothesis Testing

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 23 Aug 2006
George S. Ford and Audrey D. Kline
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and University of Louisville College of Business
Downloads 670 (26,178)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Event Study, Normal Distribution, Hypothesis Testing, Bootstrap, Generalized Bootstrap

2.

Outlier Statistics Using Eviews

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 04 Nov 2008
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 639 (24,232)

Abstract:

Outliers Eviews Econometrics Software

3.
Downloads 446 ( 51,001)
Citation 8

Network Neutrality and Industry Structure

Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 24
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 May 2006
George S. Ford, Thomas Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Connected Nation Inc. and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 268 (91,647)
Citation 8

Abstract:

Network Neutrality, Commoditization, Entry, Broadband

Network Neutrality and Industry Structure

Hastings Communications and Entertainment Law Journal, Vol. 29, p. 149, 2007
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 May 2007
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Connected Nation Inc. and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 178 (137,916)
Citation 8

Abstract:

Network Neutrality, Industry Structure, John Sutton, commoditization

4.

A Valley of Death in the Innovation Sequence: An Economic Investigation

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 14 Feb 2008
George S. Ford, Thomas Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Connected Nation Inc. and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 426 (38,343)

Abstract:

Valley of Death, Innovation, Innovation Sequence, Basic Research, Funding Gap

5.

On the Relationship between Telecommunications Investment and Economic Growth in the United States

Telepolicy Working Paper
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 07 Aug 2003
Richard O. Beil, George S. Ford and John D. Jackson
Auburn University - Harbert College of Business, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University - Department of Economics
Downloads 313 (72,787)
Citation 4

Abstract:

telecommunications, investment, causality, granger, 1996 Telecommunications Act, unbundling, economic growth, recession, policy

Competition after Unbundling: Entry, Industry Structure and Convergence

Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 21
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 Aug 2005
George S. Ford, Thomas Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Connected Nation Inc. and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 200 (123,586)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Entry, Market Concentration, facilities-based competition, inter-modal competition

Competition After Unbundling: Entry, Industry Structure and Convergence

Federal Communications Law Journal, Vol. 59, p. 331, 2007
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 10 May 2007
George S. Ford, Thomas Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Connected Nation Inc. and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 105 (212,394)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Industry structure, market equilibrium, John Sutton, convergence, facilities-based competition

7.

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
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Connected Nation Inc.
Downloads 268 (91,015)
Citation 3

Abstract:

8.

HAC Standard Errors and the Event Study Methodology: A Cautionary Note

Applied Economics Letters, Vol. 17, No. 12, 2010
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 04 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2010
George S. Ford, John D. Jackson and Sarah Skinner
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Auburn University - Department of Economics and University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Downloads 241 (95,930)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Event Study, HAC, Heteroscedasticity Robust Standard Errors

9.
Downloads 230 (108,117)
Citation 1

Internet Use and Depression Among the Elderly

Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal and Economic Public Policy Paper No. 38
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 Oct 2009
George S. Ford and Sherry G. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and University of Montevallo
Downloads 189 (130,428)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Elderly, Broadband, Depression, CES-D, Internet, Communications, Propensity Score, Matching, Instrumental Variables, Economic Development

Internet Use and Depression Among the Elderly

TPRC 2009
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 06 Feb 2012
George S. Ford and Sherry G. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and University of Montevallo
Downloads 41 (356,757)
Citation 1

Abstract:

10.

The Positive Effects of Unbundling on Broadband Deployment

Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 19
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 07 Oct 2004
George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 208 (114,986)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Telecommunications, Competition, Unbundling, Entry, 1996 Act, Broadband deployment

11.

Wireless Net Neutrality: From Carterfone to Cable Boxes

Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 17
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 08 May 2007
George S. Ford, Thomas Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Connected Nation Inc. and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 203 (119,354)

Abstract:

Network Neutrality, Carterfone, Tim Wu, Wireless Network Neutrality

12.

Set it and Forget it? Market Power and the Consequences of Premature Deregulation in Telecommunications Markets

Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 18
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Jan 2004
George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 195 (123,896)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Special access, telecommunications, market power, de-regulation

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

Federal Communications Law Journal, Vol. 54, p. 421, 2002
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 18 Feb 2004
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 106 (210,960)
Citation 5

Abstract:

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

Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 12
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 18 Feb 2004
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 77 (260,427)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Telecommunications, Competition, Unbundling, 1996 Act

14.

Murphy-Topel Covariance Matrix for Eviews

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 18 Nov 2008
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 182 (128,616)

Abstract:

Murphy, Topel, Covariance Matrix, Two-stage estimators, Maddala, Simultaneous Models

15.

Ramsey’s Reset for Count Models Using Eviews

Number of pages: 2 Posted: 11 Sep 2011
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 176 (98,326)

Abstract:

Count data, Negative Binomial, Poisson, RESET, Specification test, Eviews

16.

Changing Industry Structure: The Economics of Entry and Price Competition

Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 10
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 08 Sep 2004
Jerry B. Duvall and George S. Ford
U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 163 (144,552)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Telecommunications, Competition, Market Structure

17.

The Efficiency Risk of Network Neutrality Rules

Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 16
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 22 Aug 2006
George S. Ford, Thomas Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Connected Nation Inc. and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 149 (157,558)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Network Neutrality, stupid network

18.

The Broadband Performance Index: A Policy-Relevant Method of Assessing Broadband Adoption Among Countries

Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 29
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 26 Aug 2007
George S. Ford, Thomas Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Connected Nation Inc. and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 144 (151,605)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Broadband Performance Index, Broadband, International Rankings, OECD

19.

University of Florida Study Shows Only Winners from Network Neutrality Regulation to Be Content Providers, Consumers Lose

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 16 Mar 2007
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 126 (182,283)

Abstract:

Network Neutrality, University of Florida, Cheng

20.

Quantity-Discount Contracts as a Barrier to Entry

Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 20
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 08 Jan 2005
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 125 (175,719)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Special Access, Telecommunications, Market Power, De-Regulation

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
Downloads 89 (237,909)
Citation 1

Abstract:

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
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 35 (378,950)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Broadband, Broadband Adoption Index, OECD, Broadband Ranking, International Ranking, Per Capita, Social Value

Quantifying the Cost of Substandard Patents: Some Preliminary Evidence

Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 30
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 12 Sep 2007
George S. Ford, Thomas Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Connected Nation Inc. and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 98 (222,950)

Abstract:

patents, substandard patents, loose patents

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
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Connected Nation Inc. and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 26 (419,765)

Abstract:

Patents, substandard patents

23.

The Burden of Network Neutrality Mandates on Rural Broadband Deployment

Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 25
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 22 Aug 2006
George S. Ford, Thomas Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Connected Nation Inc. and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 123 (185,629)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Network Neutrality, stupid network, rural broadband

24.

Generating Correlated Random Variables Using Eviews

Number of pages: 2 Posted: 26 Oct 2011
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 121 (152,428)

Abstract:

Correlated Random Variables, Eviews, Monte Carlo Simulation

25.

Pursuing Competition in Local Telephony: The Law and Economics of Unbundling and Impairment

Telepolicy Working Paper
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 22 Aug 2003
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Auburn University - Department of Economics and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 117 (192,775)
Citation 1

Abstract:

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

26.

Network Neutrality and Foreclosing Market Exchange: Transaction Cost Analysis

Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 28
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 16 Mar 2007
George S. Ford, Thomas Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Connected Nation Inc. and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 114 (195,266)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Network Neutrality, two-sided markets, transaction cost economics

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

Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 14
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 08 May 2006
George S. Ford and Thomas Koutsky
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Connected Nation Inc.
Downloads 68 (280,105)

Abstract:

a la carte, cable television

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
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Connected Nation Inc.
Downloads 41 (356,757)

Abstract:

a la carte, cable, video, market defect

28.

The Impact of Video Service Regulation on the Construction of Broadband Networks to Low-Income Households

Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 23
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 02 Nov 2005
George S. Ford, Thomas Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Connected Nation Inc. and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 108 (202,946)

Abstract:

franchising, digital divide, entry, fiber, build-out requirements, cable television, video

29.

Unbundling and Facilities-Based Entry by CLECs: Two Empirical Tests

Telepolicy Working Paper
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 31 Jul 2003
George S. Ford and Michael Pelcovits
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Microeconomic Consulting and Research Associates, Inc. (MiCRA)
Downloads 108 (200,335)
Citation 2

Abstract:

telecommunications, competition, communications, empirical, econometrics, 1996 Telecommunications Act, Telecommunications Act, substitution, impairment, entry, loop, switching, TELRIC, LRIC, TSLRIC, total element long run incremental cost, FCC, Federal Communications Commission, policy, competition policy

30.

Non-Discrimination or Just Non-Sense: A Law and Economics Review of the FCC’s New Net Neutrality Principle

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 28 Apr 2010
George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 104 (205,606)

Abstract:

FCC, Broadband, Network Neutrality, Internet, Communications, Discrimination

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
Downloads 60 (299,430)

Abstract:

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
Downloads 43 (349,888)

Abstract:

Spectrum, Spectrum Exhaust, wireless, broadband, Federal Communications Commission, incumbent exclusion rules, auctions

32.

The Demographic and Economic Drivers of Broadband Adoption in the United States

Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 31
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 14 Feb 2008
George S. Ford, Thomas Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Connected Nation Inc. and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 103 (208,445)
Citation 1

Abstract:

broadband deployment, demand-side drivers, income, income inequality, Gini Coefficient

33.

The Pricing of Pole Attachments: Implications and Recommendations

Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 34
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 Mar 2009
George S. Ford, Thomas Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Connected Nation Inc. and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 99 (184,536)

Abstract:

Pole Attachments, Ramsey Pricing, broadband

34.

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

Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 16
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
Downloads 97 (212,671)

Abstract:

Telecommunications, Competition, Unbundling, TELRIC

35.

Whoops! Berkman Study Shows 'Open Access' Reduces Broadband Consumption

Phoenix Center Perspectives Working Paper No. 09-05
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 15 Nov 2009
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 96 (218,615)

Abstract:

Phoenix Center, Berkman Center, Broadband, Unbundling, Open Access, Network Neutrality, OECD, Broadband Rankings, Broadband Comparisons, Catching Up, de Ridder, Yochai Benkler, FCC, Internet

36.

BLUS Residuals for Eviews

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 04 Nov 2008
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 91 (229,523)

Abstract:

BLUS Residuals, Eviews Econometrics Software

What is the Effect of File Sharing on the Creation of New Music? A Critical Review of 'A Case Study of File Sharing and Music Output'

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 12 Mar 2014
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 78 (258,422)

Abstract:

copyright, file sharing, music, regression analysis, labor supply, Lunney, music output

What Is the Effect of File Sharing on the Creation of New Music? A Critical Review Of 'A Case Study of File Sharing and Music Output'

Phoenix Center Perspectives No. 14-02
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 13 Sep 2016
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 10 (510,593)

Abstract:

Copyright, File Sharing, Piracy

38.

The Welfare Impacts of Broadband Network Management: Can Broadband Service Providers Be Trusted?

Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 32
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 17 Mar 2008
George S. Ford, Thomas Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Connected Nation Inc. and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 87 (236,091)

Abstract:

network neutrality, congestion, externalities, reasonable network management

39.

The Economics of Build-Out Rules in Cable Television

Hastings Communications and Entertainment Law Journal, Vol. 28, p. 207, 2006
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 May 2006
George S. Ford, Thomas Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Connected Nation Inc. and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 81 (241,217)

Abstract:

Cable Television, Build-out Rules, Entry, Franchising

40.

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

Commlaw Conspectus Journal of Communications Law & Policy, Fall/Winter 2003
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 02 Sep 2003
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Middle Tennessee State University - Department of Economics and Finance
Downloads 77 (256,033)

Abstract:

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

41.

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
Downloads 77 (256,033)
Citation 1

Abstract:

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

42.

Does Municipal Supply of Communications Crowd-Out Private Communications Investment? An Empirical Study

Energy Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 23 Aug 2006
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 76 (229,523)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Municipal Broadband, Telecommunications

43.

The Broadband Efficiency Index: What Really Drives Broadband Adoption Across the OECD?

Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 33
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 31 Jul 2008
George S. Ford, Thomas Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Connected Nation Inc. and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 75 (232,717)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Broadband Efficiency Index, OECD, broadband rankings, broadband adoption

How (and How Not) to Measure Market Power Over Business Data Services

Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 50
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 12 Sep 2016
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 53 (318,585)

Abstract:

Market Power, Antitrust, Telecommunications, Broadband, Special Access, Federal Communications Commission, Regulation

How (and How Not) to Measure Market Power Over Business Data Services

Phoenix Center Policy Paper, No. 50
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 09 Feb 2017
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 20 (453,237)

Abstract:

Telecommunications, Regulation, Market Power, Broadband Data Service, Special Access, FCC, Federal Communications Commission

45.

The Public's Network?

Phoenix Center Policy Perspectives No. 04-02
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 01 Jun 2004
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 72 (262,082)

Abstract:

Telecommunications, Competition, Unbundling, Entry, 1996 Act, property rights

46.

Unnecessary Regulations and the Value of Spectrum: An Economic Evaluation of Lease Term Limits for the Educational Broadband Service

Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 15
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 08 May 2006
George S. Ford and Thomas Koutsky
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Connected Nation Inc.
Downloads 68 (270,400)

Abstract:

Spectrum Policy, Educational Broadband Service

47.

The Consumer Welfare Cost of Cable 'Build-out' Rules

Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 22
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 Aug 2005
George S. Ford, Thomas Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Connected Nation Inc. and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 65 (276,962)

Abstract:

cable franchises, build-out requirements

48.

A Fox in the Hen House: An Evaluation of Bell Company Proposals to Eliminate their Monopoly Position in Local Telecommunications Markets

Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 15
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 18 Feb 2004
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 65 (279,169)

Abstract:

Telecommunications, Competition, Unbundling

49.

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 59 (281,413)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Network Neutrality, Broadband, Internet, Regulation, Communications, Phoenix Center

50.
Downloads 58 (300,523)

The Broadband Credibility Gap

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 19 Jun 2010
George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 36 (375,128)

Abstract:

network neutrality, Third Way, Title I, Title II, Communications Act, Comcast v. FCC, Broadband Credibility Gap, Investment, broadband

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
Downloads 22 (441,744)

Abstract:

Net Neutrality, broadband, third way, investment, Federal Communications Commission

51.

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 57 (293,076)

Abstract:

Network Neutrality, Digital Divide, rural broadband, American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

52.

Broadband and Economic Development: A Municipal Case Study from Florida

Review of Urban & Regional Development Studies, Vol. 17, No. 3, pp. 219-229, 2005
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 23 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 12 Sep 2010
George S. Ford and Thomas Koutsky
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Connected Nation Inc.
Downloads 57 (252,266)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Municipal Broadband, Economic Development, Telecommunications

53.

'In Delay There Is No Plenty': The Consumer Welfare Cost of Franchise Reform Delay

Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 13
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 08 May 2006
George S. Ford and Thomas Koutsky
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Connected Nation Inc.
Downloads 56 (295,531)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Franchise reform, cable television, entry

54.

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
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 55 (286,021)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Special Access, bilateral monopoly, market definition, Federal Communications Commission

55.

An Economic Approach for Evaluating a National Wireless Regulatory Framework

Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 19
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 16 Nov 2007
George S. Ford, Thomas Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Connected Nation Inc. and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 53 (308,328)

Abstract:

wireless, Federalism, national framework, telecommunications

56.

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
Downloads 52 (293,076)

Abstract:

Job Search, Employment, Internet, Broadband, Communications, Propensity Score, Labor

57.

Franchise Fee Revenues after Video Competition: The 'Competition Dividend' for Local Governments

Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 12
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 08 May 2006
George S. Ford and Thomas Koutsky
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Connected Nation Inc.
Downloads 52 (308,328)

Abstract:

Cable television, franchise reform, franchise fees

Misleading Inferences from Panel Unit-Root Tests: A Comment

Review of International Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 23 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 18 May 2011
George S. Ford, Audrey D. Kline and John D. Jackson
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, University of Louisville College of Business and Auburn University - Department of Economics
Downloads 18 (464,733)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Unit Root Tests, SURADF, Dickey Fuller, Panel Data

Misleading Inferences from Panel Unit Root Tests: A Comment

Review of International Economics, Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 508-511, August 2006
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 28 Jun 2006
George S. Ford, John D. Jackson and Audrey D. Kline
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Auburn University - Department of Economics and University of Louisville College of Business
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Citation 2

Abstract:

Misleading Inferences from Panel Unit Root Tests: A Comment

Review of International Economics, Vol. 14, No. 2, pp. 508-511, 2006
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 10 Sep 2010
George S. Ford, John D. Jackson and Audrey D. Kline
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Auburn University - Department of Economics and University of Louisville College of Business
Downloads 16 (476,205)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Unit Root, Panel Unit Root, PPP, Purchasing Power Parity, SURADF

59.

You're not Impaired Because You are Impaired

Phoenix Center Policy Perspective No. 04-05
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 08 Jan 2005
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 49 (319,406)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Telecommunications, Competition, Unbundling, Entry, impairment, 1996 Act

60.

Consumers and Wireless Carterfone: An Economic Perspective

Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 21
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 18 Mar 2009
George S. Ford, Thomas Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Connected Nation Inc. and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 48 (322,269)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Wireless, wireless Carterfone, early termination fees, complementarity

61.

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 47 (311,082)

Abstract:

Broadband, Telecommunications, Competition, FCC, Network Neutrality, Edge Devices, Innovation

62.

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
Downloads 47 (316,600)

Abstract:

broadband, intercarrier compensation, national broadband strategy, universal service

63.

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
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Connected Nation Inc. and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 47 (319,406)

Abstract:

wireless, federalism, national wireless framework

64.

Finding the Bottom: A Review of Free Press’s Analysis of Network Neutrality and Investment

Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies Paper No. 09-04
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 01 Nov 2009
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 46 (328,266)

Abstract:

Free Press, Network Neutrality, Neutrality, Broadband, Policy, Telecommunications, Phoenix Center, Internet, Derek Turner

65.

Using Auction Results to Forecast the Impact of Wireless Carterfone Regulation on Wireless Networks (Second Edition)

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 30 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2013
George S. Ford, Thomas Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Connected Nation Inc. and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 46 (322,269)

Abstract:

network neutrality, auctions, spectrum policy, open platforms, wireless Carterfone

66.

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 45 (308,328)

Abstract:

Spectrum Exhaust, Spectrum, Wireless, FCC, Federal Communications Commission, Cournot

Section 10 Forbearance: Asking the Right Questions to Get the Right Answers

2014 TPRC Conference Paper
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 01 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 22 May 2017
George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 41 (356,757)

Abstract:

Forbearance, Section 10

Section 10 Forbearance: Asking the Right Questions to Get the Right Answers

Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 37
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 08 Feb 2017
George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 3 (546,751)

Abstract:

Deregulation, Regulation, Forbearance, Section 10, FCC, Federal Communications Commission

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
Downloads 32 (391,253)

Abstract:

Merger Simulation, Demand Models, Telecommunications

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
Downloads 12 (499,279)

Abstract:

Merger Simulation, Demand Models, Telecommunications

The Need for Better Analysis of High Capacity Services

Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 35
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 19 Aug 2009
George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 23 (436,065)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Special Access, ARMIS, Market Concentration, High Capacity Circuits

The Need for Better Analysis of High Capacity Services

John Marshall Journal of Computer & Information Law, Vol. 28, p. 343, 2011
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 18 Aug 2012
George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 20 (453,237)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Special Access, ARMIS, Market Concentration, High Capacity Circuits, broadband, deregulation, FCC

70.

An Economic Analysis of the FCC's Notice of Inquiry on Flat Rate Charges in the Long Distance Industry

Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 11
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 20 Feb 2004
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 43 (331,180)

Abstract:

Telecommunications, access charges

71.

The Competitive Effects of Quantity Discounts

Antitrust Bulletin, Vol. 52, No. 3, p. 591, 2007
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 10 Sep 2010
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University - Department of Economics
Downloads 42 (316,600)

Abstract:

Quantity Discounts, Contracts, Communications, Regulation

72.

Evaluating Broadband Stimulus and the National Broadband Plan: Establishing Expectations for Broadband Rankings

Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 24
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 24 Mar 2010
George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 42 (337,159)

Abstract:

73.

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
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
Downloads 41 (325,204)

Abstract:

Regulation, Cost of Regulation, Jobs, Employment, Government, Budget, Deficit

74.

Sample Size and the Accuracy of the Generalized Lambda Distribution

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 04 Nov 2008
George S. Ford and Sarah Skinner
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Downloads 41 (337,159)

Abstract:

Generalized Lambda Distribution, Simulation, Monte Carlo

75.

Tariffing Internet Termination: Pricing Implications of Classifying Broadband as a Title II Telecommunications Service

Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 36
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 24 Sep 2014
George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 38 (311,082)

Abstract:

net neutrality, Title II, common carrier, forbearance, Section 10, tariff, Internet, broadband

76.

Sloppy Research Sinks Susan Crawford's Book

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 01 Feb 2013
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 37 (346,660)

Abstract:

Susan Crawford, Broadband, Cable Television, Comcast, Internet

77.

Challenges in Using the National Broadband Map’s Data

Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin, No. 27, March 2011
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 01 Apr 2011
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 37 (346,660)

Abstract:

Broadband, Broadband Map, Telecommunications, FCC, NTIA, ARRA

78.

Substantial Profits in the Broadband Ecosystem: A Look at the Evidence

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 27 Apr 2010
George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 36 (356,570)

Abstract:

Net Neutrality, broadband service provider, profits

79.

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
Downloads 35 (343,445)

Abstract:

Intelectual Property, IP Theft, SOPA

80.

Wireless Mergers and Employment: A Look at the Evidence

Phoenix Center Perspectives Paper No. 11-02
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 17 May 2011
George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 35 (363,464)

Abstract:

Wireless Communications, Mergers, Jobs

81.

Fabricating a Broadband Crisis? More Evidence on the Misleading Inferences from OECD Rankings

Phoenix Center Perspectives No. 10-05
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 11 Jul 2010
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 35 (359,928)

Abstract:

Broadband, Internet, OECD, Rankings, Telecommunications, Per-Capita

82.

Flow-Through and Competition in the International Message Telephone Service Market

Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 7
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 10 Sep 2004
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 35 (363,464)

Abstract:

IMTS, Settlement Rates, Interational Telecommunications

83.

Is Radio Advertising a Distinct Local Market? An Empirical Analysis

Review of Industrial Organization, Vol. 14, No. 3, p. 239, 1999
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 10 Sep 2010
Robert B. Ekelund, George S. Ford and John D. Jackson
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University - Department of Economics
Downloads 34 (322,269)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Broadcasting, Market Definition, Radio, FCC, Regulation

84.

Calculating the Value of Unencumbered AWS-3 Spectrum

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 30 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2008
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 34 (363,464)

Abstract:

Spectrum, Auctions, Wireless, FCC, Telecommunications, Communications, Policy

85.
Downloads 33 (370,568)

Abstract:

Wireless, Telecommunications, Competition, Broadband, Mobile

86.

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
Downloads 29 (378,103)

Abstract:

Antitrust, Empirical Methods, Merger Simulation, Econometrics

87.

What is the Effect of Regulation on Broadband Investment? Regulatory Certainty and the Expectation of Returns

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 24 May 2013
George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 28 (363,464)

Abstract:

Broadband, Internet, Uncertainty, Regulatory Uncertainty, Regulation, Investment

88.

Lessons Learned from the U.S. Unbundling Experience

Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 45
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 14 Jan 2014
George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 26 (381,974)

Abstract:

unbundling, telecommunications, broadband

89.

Public Safety or Commercial Use? A Cost/Benefit Framework for the D Block

Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin, No. 26, March 2011
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 01 Apr 2011
George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 26 (390,133)

Abstract:

Mobile, Telecommunications, FCC, D Block, Public Safety, Communications, Spectrum Auction

90.

Are Local TV Markets Separate Markets?

International Journal of the Economics of Business, Vol. 7, No. 1, p. 79, 2000
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 10 Sep 2010
Robert B. Ekelund, George S. Ford and John D. Jackson
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University - Department of Economics
Downloads 26 (349,882)
Citation 1

Abstract:

TV, Television, Antitrust, Market Definition, FCC, Broadcasting

91.

Innovation, Investment and Unbundling: An Empirical Update

Yale Journal on Regulation, Vol. 20, No. 2, p. 383, 2003
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 10 Sep 2010
Robert B. Ekelund and George S. Ford
Auburn University - Department of Economics and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 26 (398,843)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Unbundling, Event Study, Investment, Telecommunications, 1996 Telecommunications Act

92.

Be Careful What You Ask for: A Comment on the OECD’s Mobile Price Metrics

Perspectives, pp. 1-10, September 2009
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 29 Jul 2010
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 26 (403,356)

Abstract:

Telecommunications, Broadband, Mobile Communications, Cellphones, OECD, Rankings, Phoenix Center

93.

Piracy and Movie Revenues: A Critical Review of a Tale of the Long Tail

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 12 Mar 2014
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 24 (353,205)

Abstract:

Piracy, Movies, Files, Megaupload, Sopa, Pipa

94.

Equalizing Competition Among Competitors: A Review of the DOJ's Spectrum Screen Ex Parte Filing

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 24 May 2013
George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 24 (394,428)

Abstract:

Federal Communications Commission, Departmernt of Justice, spectrum, incentive auction, public interest, antitrust

95.
Downloads 24 (390,133)

Abstract:

Network Neutrality, Congestion Externality, Barbara Van Schewick

96.

The Measurement of Merger Delay in Regulated and Restructuring Industries

Applied Economics Letters, Vol. 8, 2001
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 10 Sep 2010
Robert B. Ekelund, Mark Thornton and George S. Ford
Auburn University - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 22 (408,105)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Merger, Delay, Regulation, Regulated Industries

97.

Internet Use and Job Search: More Evidence

Phoenix Center Perspectives, pp. 1-5, January 2010
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 26 Jan 2010
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 22 (403,356)

Abstract:

Internet, Broadband, Communications, Labor, Job Search, Propensity Score

98.

Be Careful What You Ask for (Redux): A Comment on the New America Foundation’s Mobile Price Metrics

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 17 Nov 2010
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 21 (422,757)

Abstract:

Mobile Telecommunications, Cellphone, New America Foundation, Pricing, OECD, Rankings, Broadband

99.

Preserving Free Television? Some Empirical Evidence on the Efficacy of Must-Carry

Journal of Media Economics, Vol. 13, No. 1, pp. 1-14, 2000
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 10 Sep 2010
John D. Jackson and George S. Ford
Auburn University - Department of Economics and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 21 (417,763)

Abstract:

Must Carry, Broadcasting, Regulation, Communications

100.

On the Road to More Efficient Pricing of Telecommunications Services: A Look at the Evidence

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 27 Oct 2011
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 20 (422,757)

Abstract:

FCC, Intercarrier Compensation, Telecommunications, Pricing, Access Charges, Subsidies

101.

Mobile Broadband and Job Search: An Empirical Test

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 27 Oct 2011
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 20 (417,763)

Abstract:

Broadband, Job Search, Labor Markets, Internet, FCC, Telecommunications

102.

Do Municipal Networks Offer More Attractive Service Offerings Than Private Sector Providers? A Review and Expansion of the Evidence

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 12 Mar 2014
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 19 (398,843)

Abstract:

broadband, municipal broadband, Internet, Cost of Connectivity, price comparisons

103.

Normalizing Broadband Connections

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 14 May 2009
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 19 (433,035)

Abstract:

Broadband, Rankings, OECD, Internet, Telecommunications

104.

Valuing the AWS-3 Spectrum: A Response to Comments

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 30 Jul 2008
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 19 (427,884)

Abstract:

Wireless, Spectrum, Communications, Telecommunications, Auctions, M2Z, AWS

105.

Approximating the Distribution of Broadband Usage from Publicly-Available Data

Phoenix Center Policy Perspective No. 12-03
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 20 Aug 2012
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 18 (417,763)

Abstract:

usage distribution, broadband, regulation

106.

Econometric Analysis of Broadband Subscriptions: A Note on Specification

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 14 May 2009 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2014
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 18 (438,219)

Abstract:

Internet, Broadband, Telecommunications, Econometrics, Specification

107.

Market Power in Radio Markets: An Empirical Analysis of Local and National Concentration

Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 43, No. 1, April 2000
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Aug 2000 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2010
Robert B. Ekelund, George S. Ford and Thomas Koutsky
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Connected Nation Inc.
Downloads 18 (417,763)
Citation 2

Abstract:

108.

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 17 (359,928)

Abstract:

retransmission consent, must carry, copyright, broadcasting, cable television

109.

A Most Egregious Act? The Impact on Consumers of Usage-Based Pricing

Phoenix Center Policy Perspective No. 12-02
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 20 Aug 2012
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 17 (394,428)

Abstract:

Usage Based Pricing, Price Regulation, Net Neutality, FCC, broadband

110.

Justifying the Ends: Section 706 and the Regulation of Broadband

Phoenix Center Policy Perspective No. 12-04
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 18 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2012
George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 17 (427,884)

Abstract:

Section 706, FCC. broadband, regulation

111.

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
Downloads 17 (438,219)

Abstract:

Sunk Costs, Market Structure, Quality Competition, Consumer Welfare, John Sutton, Communications, Telecommunications, FCC

112.

Splitting the Baby: An Empirical Test of Rules of Thumb in Regulatory Price Setting

Kyklos, Vol. 58, No. 3, pp. 331-351, July 2005
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 06 Aug 2005
Thomas Randolph Beard and George S. Ford
Auburn University - Department of Economics and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 17 (453,673)

Abstract:

113.

Regulatory Expenditures, Economic Growth and Jobs: A Reply to Comments

Phoenix Center Policy Perspective No. 12-01
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 21 Aug 2012
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 16 (412,825)

Abstract:

Regulation, Cost of Regulation, Jobs, Employment, Government, Budget, Deficit, OIRA, Regulator's Budget

114.

The Impossible Dream: Forbearance after the Phoenix Order

Phoenix Center Perspectives No. 10-08
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 15 Jan 2011
George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 16 (448,519)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Federal Communications Commission, Section 10, Forbearance, Phoenix Order, Market Power, Marginal Cost, TELRIC

115.

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 16 (433,035)

Abstract:

AllVid, CableCard, Section 629, Federal Communications Commission, Set-Top Boxes, National Broadband Plan

116.

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
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
Downloads 16 (448,519)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Cable Television, Television, CATV, Price Regulation, Quality

117.

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
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
Downloads 15 (283,732)

Abstract:

Intellectual Property, Copyright

118.

Demand Elasticities for International Message Telephone Service

Applied Economics, Vol. 36, p. 1523, 2004
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 10 Sep 2010
George S. Ford and John D. Jackson
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University - Department of Economics
Downloads 15 (453,673)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Telecommunications, International, Demand Elasticities, ITMS, FCC

119.

Outliving its Usefulness: A Law and Economics Argument for Sunset of Section 629

Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 29
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 27 Oct 2011
George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 14 (443,441)

Abstract:

FCC, Set Top Box, AllVid, Cable Television, Regulation, CATV

120.

Internet Use and Labor Market Participation: Additional Insights from New and Old Data

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 27 Oct 2011
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 13 (438,219)

Abstract:

Broadband, Internet, Telecommunications, FCC, Job Search, Labor Markets

121.

The Fallacy of Regulatory Symmetry: An Economic Analysis of the 'Level Playing Field' in Cable TV Franchising Statutes

Business and Politics, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 21-46, 2001
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 10 Sep 2010
Thomas W. Hazlett and George S. Ford
Clemson University and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 13 (408,105)

Abstract:

Level Playing Field, Cable TV, Television, Franchising, Entry Deterrence

Cost or Benefit? A Review of the Consumer Federation of America's Report on Regulating Special Access Services

Phoenix Center Perspectives No. 16-04
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 12 Sep 2016
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 6 (531,568)

Abstract:

Special Access, Telecommunications, Regulation, Federal Communications Commission, Consumer Federal of America, Demand Elastiticy

Cost or Benefit? A Review of the Consumer Federation of America's Report on Regulating Special Access Services

Phoenix Center Perspectives 16-04
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 08 Feb 2017
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 6 (531,568)

Abstract:

FCC, Special Access, CFA, Consumer Federation of America, Consumer Welfare, Demand Elasticity

123.

Can Government Spending Get America Working Again? An Empirical Investigation

Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 31
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 18 Aug 2012
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
Downloads 10 (463,942)

Abstract:

stimulus, jobs, investment

Are Government-Owned Networks Abusing Market Power in the Set-Top Box Market? A Review of Rates

Phoenix Center Perspectives No. 16-03
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 12 Sep 2016
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 5 (536,506)

Abstract:

Set-top box, Cable Television, CATV, Federal Communications Commission, Regulation, Telecommunications, Converter Box

Are Government-Owned Networks Abusing Market Power in the Set-Top Box Market? A Review of Rates

Phoenix Center Perspectives 16-03
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 08 Feb 2017
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 4 (541,407)

Abstract:

Set Top Box, Cable Television, FCC, Regulation, Section 629

125.

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 8 (458,766)

Abstract:

spectrum, PCAST, NTIA, government spectrum

126.

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
Downloads 8 (479,318)

Abstract:

Multipliers, Telecommunications, Regulation, Network Neutrality, Net Neutrality, Title II Regulation, RIMS

127.

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
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
Downloads 8 (469,166)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Flow Through, Competition, Telecommunications, Cost Changes, Long Distance

Learning from Bad Technique: The WIK-Consult Report on Business Data Services

Phoenix Center Perspectives No. 16-07
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 12 Sep 2016
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 5 (536,506)

Abstract:

Special Access, Business Data Services, Telecommunications, Regulation, Federal Communications Commission

Learning from Bad Technique: The WIK-Consult Report on Business Data Services

Phoenix Center Perspectives 16-07
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 08 Feb 2017
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 2 (554,189)

Abstract:

Special Access, Business Data Services, FCC, Telecommunications, Regulation

129.

Revisiting Internet Use and Depression Among the Elderly

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 12 Mar 2014
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 7 (438,219)
Citation 1

Abstract:

130.

Re-Auction of the D Block: A Review of the Arguments

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 27 Oct 2011
George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 6 (503,676)

Abstract:

Spectrum Auctions, Wireless, Mobile Telecommunications, FCC, D Block, Public Safety, Communications

131.

On the Interpretation of Policy Effects from Estimates of Simultaneous Systems of Equations

Applied Economics, Vol. 30, p. 995, 1998
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 10 Sep 2010
George S. Ford and John D. Jackson
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University - Department of Economics
Downloads 6 (499,043)

Abstract:

Policy, Simultaneous Equations, Telecommunications, Competition

132.

Will Bidder Exclusions Increase Auction Revenue? A Review of the Arguments

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 12 Mar 2014
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 5 (494,323)

Abstract:

spectrum auctions, incentive auctions, auctions, bidder exclusion

133.

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 4 (512,507)

Abstract:

Broadband, Mobile, Wireless, Cellular, Regulation, Spectrum

134.

Preliminary Evidence on Unbundled Elements Demand in Local Telephony

Atlantic Economic Journal, Vol. 30, No. 4, p. 443, 2002
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 10 Sep 2010
Robert B. Ekelund and George S. Ford
Auburn University - Department of Economics and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 3 (512,507)

Abstract:

Unbundled Elements, Telecommunications, Competition, Unbundling, Regulation, FCC

135.

Broadband Expectations and the Convergence of Ranks

Phoenix Center Perspectives No. 08- 03
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 16 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 18 May 2011
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 3 (512,507)

Abstract:

Broadband, Telecommunications, OECD, Rankings, Convergence, FCC, Communications, Network Neutrality, Phoenix Center

136.

The Impact of Government-Owned Broadband Networks on Private Investment and Consumer Welfare

SGLF, April 2016
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 24 May 2017
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 0 (527,629)

Abstract:

Municipal Broadband, Broadband, Government Owned Networks, Fiber Optics, FTTH, FCC, Preemption

137.

Safe Harbors and the Evolution of Music Retailing

Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 41
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 05 May 2017
T. Randolph Beard, George S. Ford and Michael L. Stern
Auburn University, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University
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Abstract:

Copyright, Safe Harbors, Youtube, Music Industry, Digital Music

138.

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
T. Randolph Beard, George S. Ford and Michael L. Stern
Auburn University, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University
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Abstract:

Spectrum, Interference, FCC, Telecommunications

139.

Notice and Takedown in Everyday Practice: A Review

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 05 May 2017
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Abstract:

Notice and Takedown, Safe Harbors, Copyright, Google, DMCA, Lumen

140.

What Is the 'Cost per Regulator' on GDP and Private Sector Job Creation? An Update on Prior Research

Phoenix Center Perspectives No. 17-01
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 05 May 2017
George S. Ford, Hyeongwoo Kim and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Auburn University and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 0 (508,169)

Abstract:

Regulation, Regulatory Burden, Cost per Regulator, Costs of Regulation

141.

Net Neutrality, Reclassification and Investment: A Counterfactual Analysis

Phoenix Center Perspectives No. 17-02
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 05 May 2017
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 0 (448,519)

Abstract:

Net Neutrality, Investment, Title II, Open Internet, Telecommunications, Broadband, Regulation

142.

State Automobile Franchise Laws: Public or Private Interests?

Phoenix Center Perspectives 16-06
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 08 Feb 2017
T. Randolph Beard and George S. Ford
Auburn University and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 0 (499,043)

Abstract:

Automobile, Competition, Intrabrand, Interbrand, Car Prices, Econometric, Antitrust

143.

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, 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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Abstract:

Rule of Law, Federal Communications Commission, FCC, Game Theory, Bargaining, Joint Bargaining

144.

Private Solutions to Broadband Adoption: An Economic Analysis

Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 38
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 Feb 2017
T. Randolph Beard, George S. Ford and Michael L. Stern
Auburn University, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University
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Abstract:

Broadband, Adoption, Universal Service, Deployment, Facebook, Free Basics, Digital Literacy

145.

Promotional Effects and the Determination of Royalty Rates for Music

Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 39
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 08 Feb 2017
T. Randolph Beard, George S. Ford and Michael L. Stern
Auburn University, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University
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Abstract:

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

146.

An Economic Framework for Retransmission Consent

Phoenix Center Policy Paper Number 47
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 08 Feb 2017
Auburn University, 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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Abstract:

Television, Broadcasting, Regulation, Retransmission Consent, Cable Television

147.

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
Auburn University, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Abstract:

Automobile, Competition, Intrabrand, Interbrand, Car Prices, Econometric, Antitrust

148.

Fair Use in the Digital Age

Phoenix Center Policy Paper Number 51
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 30 Sep 2016
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

149.

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

Posted: 16 Sep 2016
George S. Ford and Michael L. Stern
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University

Abstract:

Mobile, Wireless, Broadband, Telecommunications, Spam, Network Neutrality, Open Internet, Federal Communications Commission

150.

Auction 97 and the Value of Spectrum

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 15 Sep 2016
George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Spectrum Auctions, Federal Communications Commission, Mobile, Wireless

151.

Free Markets, Monopolies, and Copyright

Phoenix Center Perspectives No. 14-04
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 13 Sep 2016
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Abstract:

Copyright, Free Markets, Laissez Faire, Von Mises, Ayn Rand

152.

Should the Internet Tax Moratorium Be Made Permanent?

Phoenix Center Perspectives No. 14-03
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 13 Sep 2016
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 0 (503,676)

Abstract:

Broadband, Internet, Federal Communications Commission, Taxation, Internet Tax Moratorium, Telecommunications

153.

Movie Leaks, Box Office Success and Child's Play: An On-Line Game Is No Way to Measure Piracy

Phoenix Center Perspectives No. 14-07
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 13 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2016
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Abstract:

Piracy, Movie, Copyright, Simulated Markets, Motion Pictures, Infringement, Artificial Markets

154.

Have We Got it All Wrong? Forecasting Mobile Data Use and Spectrum Exhaust

Phoenix Center Perspectives No. 14-06
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 13 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2016
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Abstract:

Mobile, Wireless, Data, Forecast, Telecommunications, Federal Communications Commission

155.

The Unpredictable FCC: Politicizing Communications Policy and Its Threat to Broadband Investment

Phoenix Center Perspectives No. 14-05
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 13 Sep 2016
George S. Ford and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 0 (527,629)

Abstract:

Federal Communications Commission, Broadband, Investment, Regulation

156.

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
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Abstract:

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

157.

The Economic Impact of Expanding Fair Use in Singapore: More Junk Science for Copyright Reform

Phoenix Center Perspectives No. 16-01
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 12 Sep 2016
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Abstract:

Fair Use, Copyright, Singapore, Difference in Differences

158.

The Road to Nowhere: Regulatory Implications of the FCC's Special Access Data Request

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 12 Sep 2016
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 0 (508,169)

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159.

Why Chattanooga is Not the 'Poster Child' for Municipal Broadband

Phoenix Center Perspectives No. 15-01
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 12 Sep 2016
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Abstract:

Broadband, Municipal Broadband, Government Provision, Regulation, Subsidies, Telecommunications, Federal Communications Commission

160.

The Lisbon Council's 2015 Intellectual Property and Economic Growth Index: A Showcase of Methodological Blunder

Phoenix Center Perspectives No. 15-03
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 12 Sep 2016
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 0 (516,790)

Abstract:

Copyright, Intellectual Property, Fair Use

161.

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
Downloads 0 (484,441)

Abstract:

Automobile Franchise Laws, Franchising, Automobiles, Cars, Auto Dealerships

162.

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
T. Randolph Beard, George S. Ford and Michael L. Stern
Auburn University, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University
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Abstract:

163.

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
Downloads 0 (448,519)

Abstract:

Federal Communications Commission, FCC, issue bundling, mergers, public interest, cooperative bargaining