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.

Outlier Statistics Using Eviews

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 04 Nov 2008
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Outliers Eviews Econometrics Software

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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 777 (34,046)
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Event Study, Normal Distribution, Hypothesis Testing, Bootstrap, Generalized Bootstrap

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

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 14 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2018
George S. Ford, Thomas Koutsky and Lawrence J. Spiwak
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, USAID Global Development Lab and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 756 (35,358)
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Valley of Death, Innovation, Innovation Sequence, Basic Research, Funding Gap

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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, USAID Global Development Lab and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 273 (120,934)
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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, USAID Global Development Lab and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 180 (181,479)
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Network Neutrality, Industry Structure, John Sutton, commoditization

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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 345 (94,303)
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telecommunications, investment, causality, granger, 1996 Telecommunications Act, unbundling, economic growth, recession, policy

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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 267 (123,787)
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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 52 (418,917)

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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, USAID Global Development Lab and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 205 (160,937)
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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, USAID Global Development Lab and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 112 (266,669)

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

Net Neutrality, Reclassification and Investment: A Counterfactual Analysis

Perspectives, PHOENIX CENTER FOR ADVANCED LEGAL & ECONOMIC PUBLIC POLICY STUDIES, April 2017
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 07 Jun 2017
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 159 (202,195)

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

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 147 (216,054)

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

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Mandated Access and the Make-or-Buy Decision: The Case of Local Telecommunications Competition

Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Vol. 45, pp. 28-47, 2005
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 31 Jul 2003 Last Revised: 12 Sep 2010
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and USAID Global Development Lab
Downloads 278 (119,307)
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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 276 (120,191)

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Event Study, HAC, Heteroscedasticity Robust Standard Errors

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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 270 (122,930)

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

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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 232 (143,384)
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Telecommunications, Competition, Unbundling, Entry, 1996 Act, Broadband deployment

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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, USAID Global Development Lab and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 212 (156,215)
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Network Neutrality, Carterfone, Tim Wu, Wireless Network Neutrality

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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 210 (157,574)

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

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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 204 (161,969)
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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
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Telecommunications, Competition, Unbundling, 1996 Act

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

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 80 (333,104)
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Telecommunications, Competition, Unbundling, 1996 Act

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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 186 (176,232)

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Correlated Random Variables, Eviews, Monte Carlo Simulation

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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, USAID Global Development Lab and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 177 (184,202)
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Broadband Performance Index, Broadband, International Rankings, OECD

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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 171 (189,808)
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Telecommunications, Competition, Market Structure

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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, USAID Global Development Lab and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 159 (201,946)
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Network Neutrality, stupid network

Is Faster Better? Quantifying the Relationship between Broadband Speed and Economic Growth

Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 44, February 2018
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 14 Mar 2018
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Broadband, Economic Development, Causal Modeling, Coarsened Exact Matching, Internet

Is Faster Better? Quantifying the Relationship between Broadband Speed and Economic Growth

TPRC 46: The 46th Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy 2018
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 12 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2018
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Broadband, Economic Development, Causal Modeling

Is Faster Better?: Quantifying the Relationship Between Broadband Speed and Economic Growth

Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 44
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 22 Aug 2018
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Broadband, Broadband Speed, Economic Growth, Matching, Causality, Difference-in-Differences

Is Faster Better? Quantifying the Relationship between Broadband Speed and Economic Growth

Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No.44, February 2018
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 22 Aug 2018
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Broadband, Broadband Speed, Economic Growth, Matching, Causality, Difference-in-Differences

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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
Downloads 149 (213,268)
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Copyright, Fair Use, Piracy, Fair Dealing, Spatial Model, Product Differentiation

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Innovation or Shock Size for Stata’s PVAR

Number of pages: 2 Posted: 27 Dec 2018
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 146 (216,788)

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stata, pvar, pvarinf, shock, innovation

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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, USAID Global Development Lab and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 143 (220,434)

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Pole Attachments, Ramsey Pricing, broadband

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

Federal Communications Law Journal, Vol. 62, 2010
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 19 Jun 2010
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University
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Broadband Adoption Index, OECD, ranks, broadband

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

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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 138 (226,821)
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Special Access, Telecommunications, Market Power, De-Regulation

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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 134 (232,192)
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Network Neutrality, University of Florida, Cheng

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, USAID Global Development Lab and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 100 (288,859)
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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, USAID Global Development Lab and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Patents, substandard patents

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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, USAID Global Development Lab and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 132 (234,971)
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Network Neutrality, stupid network, rural broadband

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Network Neutrality and Foreclosing Market Exchange: Transaction Cost Analysis

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, USAID Global Development Lab and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 122 (249,315)
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Network Neutrality, two-sided markets, transaction cost economics

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

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

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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 116 (258,858)
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FCC, Broadband, Network Neutrality, Internet, Communications, Discrimination

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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, USAID Global Development Lab and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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broadband deployment, demand-side drivers, income, income inequality, Gini Coefficient

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 USAID Global Development Lab
Downloads 68 (365,818)

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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 USAID Global Development Lab
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a la carte, cable, video, market defect

A Policy Framework for Spectrum Allocation in Mobile Communications

Phoenix Center Policy Paper No. 42
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 Apr 2011
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Auburn University and Auburn University - Department of Economics
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Mobile, Communications, Cellular, Telecommunications, FCC, Spectrum, Spectrum Cap, Spectrum Auctions

A Policy Framework for Spectrum Allocation in Mobile Communications

Federal Communications Law Journal, Vol. 62, p. 630, 2010
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 18 Aug 2012
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University
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Spectrum, Spectrum Exhaust, wireless, broadband, Federal Communications Commission, incumbent exclusion rules, auctions

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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 113 (263,702)
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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

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 87 (316,274)
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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
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Copyright, File Sharing, Piracy

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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, USAID Global Development Lab and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 112 (265,354)
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franchising, digital divide, entry, fiber, build-out requirements, cable television, video

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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
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Telecommunications, Competition, Unbundling, TELRIC

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

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Safe Harbors and the Evolution of Music Retailing

Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 41
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 05 May 2017
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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Copyright, Safe Harbors, Youtube, Music Industry, Digital Music

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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, USAID Global Development Lab and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Broadband Efficiency Index, OECD, broadband rankings, broadband adoption

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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 102 (283,239)
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BLUS Residuals, Eviews Econometrics Software

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Value Based Pricing of Music

Review of Economic Research on Copyright Issues, 2015, 12(1/2), 16-25
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 14 Jan 2016
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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Generating Random Locations Within a Latitude-Longitude Circle Using STATA

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 16 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2018
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Spatial Analysis, Econometrics, STATA, simulation, Latitude, Longitude

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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
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Municipal Broadband, Telecommunications

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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 USAID Global Development Lab
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Municipal Broadband, Economic Development, Telecommunications

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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, USAID Global Development Lab and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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network neutrality, congestion, externalities, reasonable network management

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

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Quarry Operations and Property Values: Revisiting Old and Investigating New Empirical Evidence

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 27 Mar 2018
George S. Ford and Alan Seals
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University - Department of Economics
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Hedonics, Housing Market, Real Estate, Disamenity, Environmental, Quarry, Randomized Inference, Difference-in-Differences

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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, USAID Global Development Lab and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Cable Television, Build-out Rules, Entry, Franchising

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Reconsidering Copyright: A Spatial Model of Differentiated Competition and Infringement

TPRC 43: The 43rd Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy Paper
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 28 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2016
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Auburn University and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Intellectual Property, Copyright

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

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

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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
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telecommunications, competition, policy, communications, TELRIC, UNE-Platform, UNE-P, UNE-L, UNE-Loop, unbundling, unbundled, network, elements, UNEs, UNE, FCC, Federal Communications Commission, 1996 Telecommunications Act, TELRIC, LRIC, long run incremental cost, below cost, actual cost, embedded cost

55.

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

56.

Stock Market Reactions to the Sprint-TMO Merger

Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, 18-04
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 15 Jun 2018
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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antitrust, merger, telecommunications, event study, mobile communications

57.

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

58.

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 USAID Global Development Lab
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Spectrum Policy, Educational Broadband Service

59.

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
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Telecommunications, Competition, Unbundling

60.

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

61.

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, USAID Global Development Lab and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 69 (358,676)
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cable franchises, build-out requirements

62.

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 68 (361,481)
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Job Search, Employment, Internet, Broadband, Communications, Propensity Score, Labor

63.
Downloads 67 (364,398)
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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 38 (477,092)
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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
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Net Neutrality, broadband, third way, investment, Federal Communications Commission

64.

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
Downloads 66 (367,221)
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Notice and Takedown, Safe Harbors, Copyright, Google, DMCA, Lumen

65.

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 66 (367,221)
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Network Neutrality, Digital Divide, rural broadband, American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

66.

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 65 (370,126)
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net neutrality, Title II, common carrier, forbearance, Section 10, tariff, Internet, broadband

67.

'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 USAID Global Development Lab
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Franchise reform, cable television, entry

68.

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
Downloads 61 (382,220)

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

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
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Unit Root Tests, SURADF, Dickey Fuller, Panel Data

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

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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70.

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 58 (391,792)
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Municipal Broadband, Broadband, Government Owned Networks, Fiber Optics, FTTH, FCC, Preemption

71.

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

72.

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

73.

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
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Broadcasting, Market Definition, Radio, FCC, Regulation

74.

An Economic Approach for Evaluating a National Wireless Regulatory Framework

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, USAID Global Development Lab and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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wireless, Federalism, national framework, telecommunications

75.

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

An Econometric-Driven Merger Simulation: Considerations and Application

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

An Econometric-Driven Merger Simulation: Considerations and Application

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

77.

Do High Call Termination Rates Deter Broadband Deployment?

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

78.

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, USAID Global Development Lab and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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wireless, federalism, national wireless framework

79.

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, USAID Global Development Lab and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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network neutrality, auctions, spectrum policy, open platforms, wireless Carterfone

80.

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 USAID Global Development Lab
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Cable television, franchise reform, franchise fees

81.

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

82.

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, USAID Global Development Lab and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Wireless, wireless Carterfone, early termination fees, complementarity

83.

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 53 (408,585)
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Telecommunications, Competition, Unbundling, Entry, impairment, 1996 Act

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

85.

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
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Quantity Discounts, Contracts, Communications, Regulation

86.

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 51 (415,568)
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87.

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
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Generalized Lambda Distribution, Simulation, Monte Carlo

88.

Net Neutrality, Reclassification and Investment: A Further Analysis

Perspectives, PHOENIX CENTER FOR ADVANCED LEGAL & ECONOMIC PUBLIC POLICY STUDIES, May 2017
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 07 Jun 2017
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Net Neutrality, Investment, Title II, Open Internet, Telecommunications, Broadband, Regulation

89.

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 50 (419,182)

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Telecommunications, access charges

90.

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

91.

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

Phoenix Center Policy Bulletin No. 32
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 18 Aug 2012
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University
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Intelectual Property, IP Theft, SOPA

92.

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

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

94.

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

95.

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

96.

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 46 (434,116)

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Piracy, Movies, Files, Megaupload, Sopa, Pipa

97.

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

98.

A Retrospective Analysis of Vertical Mergers in Multichannel Video Programming Distribution Markets: The Comcast-NBCU Merger

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 14 Mar 2018
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 44 (441,865)
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Vertical Integration, Multichannel Video, Cable TV, Programming

99.

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 44 (441,865)

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Susan Crawford, Broadband, Cable Television, Comcast, Internet

100.

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 43 (445,929)

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Net Neutrality, broadband service provider, profits

101.

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 42 (449,938)

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

102.

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 41 (454,103)
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IMTS, Settlement Rates, Interational Telecommunications

103.

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
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unbundling, telecommunications, broadband

104.

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

105.

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
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Wireless Communications, Mergers, Jobs

106.

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

107.
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Network Neutrality, Congestion Externality, Barbara Van Schewick

108.
Downloads 37 (471,214)
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Wireless, Telecommunications, Competition, Broadband, Mobile

109.

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 35 (480,185)
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broadband, municipal broadband, Internet, Cost of Connectivity, price comparisons

110.

Fixing Safe Harbor: An Economic Analysis

Phoenix Center Policy Paper, Number 52
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Mar 2018
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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Copyright, Safe Harbors, Infringement, Liability

111.

Issues in Empirical Merger Analysis

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

112.

The Vanishing Benefits of Fair Use: A Review of the Flynn-Palmedo Study on ‘User Rights’ in Copyright Law

Perspectives Phoenix Center Perspectives No. 17-12
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 14 Mar 2018
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Copyright, Fair Use, Safe Harbors, Infringement, Liability

113.

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

114.

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

115.

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

116.

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
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117.

The Rewards of Municipal Broadband: An Econometric Analysis of the Labor Market

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 18 Jul 2019
George S. Ford and Alan Seals
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University - Department of Economics
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Municipal Broadband, Labor Markets, Difference-in-Differences, Broadband

118.

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

119.

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

120.

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

121.

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

122.

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
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usage distribution, broadband, regulation

123.

Reclassification and Investment: An Analysis of Free Press' 'It's Working' Report

Perspectives, PHOENIX CENTER FOR ADVANCED LEGAL & ECONOMIC PUBLIC POLICY STUDIES, May 2017
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 07 Jun 2017
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Net Neutrality, Investment, Title II, Open Internet, Telecommunications, Broadband, Regulation

124.

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

125.

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
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Merger, Delay, Regulation, Regulated Industries

126.

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
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Must Carry, Broadcasting, Regulation, Communications

127.

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 USAID Global Development Lab
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128.

A Review of the Internet Association's Empirical Study on Network Neutrality and Investment

Perspectives Phoenix Center Perspectives No. 17–09
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 14 Mar 2018
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Net Neutrality, Investment, Title II, Open Internet, Telecommunications, Broadband, Regulation

129.

A Further Review of the Internet Association's Empirical Study on Network Neutrality and Investment

Perspectives Phoenix Center Perspectives No. 17–10
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 14 Mar 2018
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Net Neutrality, Investment, Title II, Open Internet, Telecommunications, Broadband, Regulation

130.

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

131.

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

132.

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
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stimulus, jobs, investment

133.

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

134.

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

135.

State Automobile Franchise Laws: Public or Private Interests?

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

136.

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
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Section 706, FCC. broadband, regulation

137.

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

138.

Normalizing Broadband Connections

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 14 May 2009
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Broadband, Rankings, OECD, Internet, Telecommunications

139.

Estimating Betas in Practice: Alternatives That Matter and Those That Do Not

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 19 Jan 2019
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Beta, Financial Analysis, Portfolio, Cost of Capital, Cost of Equity

140.

Endogenous Sunk Costs, Quality Competition and Welfare: A Technical Note

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

141.

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

142.

Broadband as a Source of Rural Decline: A Look at the Data

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 17 Jul 2019
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Broadband, Rural, Population

143.

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

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 21 Oct 2015
Auburn University - Department of Economics, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies and Auburn University
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Federal Communications Commission, FCC, issue bundling, mergers, public interest, cooperative bargaining

144.

Comcast's Capital Spending after Reclassification: A Check on Claims

Phoenix Center Perspectives 18–03, 2018
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 19 Jun 2018
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Net Neutrality, Title II, Comcast, Investment, Broadband, Telecommunications

145.

Financial Implications of Opelika's Municipal Broadband Network

Perspectives Phoenix Center Perspectives No. 17–11
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 14 Mar 2018
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Municipal Broadband, Broadband, Government Owned Networks, Fiber Optics, FTTH, FCC, Preemption

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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Television, Broadcasting, Regulation, Retransmission Consent, Cable Television

147.

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
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spectrum, PCAST, NTIA, government spectrum

148.

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

149.

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

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

150.

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
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Internet, Broadband, Telecommunications, Econometrics, Specification

151.

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

152.

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
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Telecommunications, International, Demand Elasticities, ITMS, FCC

153.

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
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Cable Television, Television, CATV, Price Regulation, Quality

154.

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

155.

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

156.

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
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157.

Infrastructure Investment After Title II

Phoenix Center Perspectives 18–09, 2018
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 27 Dec 2018
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 16 (588,765)

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Net Neutrality, Title II, Investment, Broadband, Telecommunications

158.

Reclassification and Investment: A Statistical Look at the 2016 Data

Perspectives Phoenix Center Perspectives No. 17-08
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 14 Mar 2018
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Net Neutrality, Investment, Title II, Open Internet, Telecommunications, Broadband, Regulation

159.

Below the Belt: A Review of Free Press and the Internet Association's Investment Claims

Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies No. 17-06
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 21 Jun 2017
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Net Neutrality, Investment, Title II, Open Internet, Telecommunications, Broadband, Regulation

160.

Broadband Speeds Post-Reclassification: An Empirical Approach

Perspectives Phoenix Center Perspectives 17-07
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 14 Mar 2018
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 15 (595,319)

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

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 9 (662,940)

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

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

Quantifying the Overstatement in Broadband Availability from the Form 477 Data: An Econometric Approach

Phoenix Center Perspectives 19–03, July 2019
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 17 Jul 2019
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 11 (647,857)

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Broadband, Broadband Speed, 477 Data, Federal Communications Commission, Broadband Availability

Quantifying the Overstatement in Broadband Availability from the Form 477 Data: An Econometric Approach

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 17 Jun 2020
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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broadband, broadband mapping, National Broadband Map, Form 477 data

163.

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

164.

A Review of the Berkman Center's Price Survey of Municipal Broadband Markets

Perspectives Phoenix Center Perspectives No. 18–01
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 14 Mar 2018
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Municipal Broadband, Broadband, Government Owned Networks, Fiber Optics, FTTH, FCC, Preemption

165.

‘Regulatory Revival’ and Employment in Telecommunications

Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies No. 17-05
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 20 Jun 2017
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Net Neutrality, Investment, Title II, Open Internet, Telecommunications, Broadband, Regulation, Employment

166.

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

167.

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

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 7 (678,190)

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

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

169.

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
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spectrum auctions, incentive auctions, auctions, bidder exclusion

170.

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

171.

Rhetoric Aside: What the Data Actually Say About Broadband Deployment

Phoenix Center Perspectives 18–07
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 10 Nov 2018
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 9 (636,338)

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Broadband, Competition, Telecommunications, Broadband Map

172.

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

173.

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
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Copyright, Intellectual Property, Fair Use

174.

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

175.

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
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Policy, Simultaneous Equations, Telecommunications, Competition

176.

Reclassification and the Availability of 'Broadband' Service: A Counterfactual Check on Recent Claims

Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies, 18-02
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 15 Jun 2018
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Broadband, Net Neutrality, Reclassification, Title II, Telecommunications, Internet

177.

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

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 6 (685,928)

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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 (722,276)

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

179.

Infrastructure Investment and Franchise Fee Abuse: A Theoretical Analysis

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

180.

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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Spectrum, Interference, FCC, Telecommunications

181.

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

182.

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
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183.

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
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Broadband, Mobile, Wireless, Cellular, Regulation, Spectrum

184.

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

185.

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

186.

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

187.

A Fresh Look at the Lifeline Program

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 17 Jun 2020
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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telecommunications, broadband, subsidies, Lifeline

188.

Expediting Spectrum Repurposing Through Market Transactions

Phoenix Center Perspectives 18–08
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 10 Nov 2018
T. Randolph Beard and George S. Ford
Auburn University and Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
Downloads 5 (664,710)

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Spectrum, Transaction Window, Wireless Telecommunications, Mobile Telecommunications

189.

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

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

190.

Infrastructure Investment in the Railroad Industry: An Econometric Analysis

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 17 Jun 2020
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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railroads, investment, regulation, VAR

191.

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

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

192.

Addressing Spectrum Holdouts With A Transaction Threshold: A Theoretical Analysis

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

193.

Cost-Benefit Analysis at the FCC: A Look at the 900 MHz Band

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 17 Jun 2020
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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telecommunications, spectrum, cost-benefit analysis, FCC

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'Relevance' and 'Price' as Determinants of Internet Non-Adoption: A Review of the Evidence

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 17 Jun 2020
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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broadband, broadband adoption, internet, telecommunications

195.

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

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Could Acceleration Payments Increase Funding for Broadband? A Review of the FCC’s C-Band Plan

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 17 Jun 2020
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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telecommunications, spectrum, C-band, auctions

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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
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Federal Communications Commission, Broadband, Investment, Regulation

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A Counterfactual Impact Analysis of Fair Use Policy on Copyright Related Industries in Singapore: A Critical Review

Ford, G.S. A Counterfactual Impact Analysis of Fair Use Policy on Copyright Related Industries in Singapore: A Critical Review. Laws 2018, 7, 34
Posted: 11 Nov 2019
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies

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copyright, fair use, Singapore, difference-in-differences

Other Papers (2)

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Does Title II Reduce Infrastructure Investment? Repairing Hooton’s Analysis

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 31 Oct 2019
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Testing the Economics of the Net Neutrality Debate, Net Neutrality, Telecommunications, Investment

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Statistical Negligence in Title II Impact Analysis

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 31 Oct 2019
George S. Ford
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies
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Testing the Economics of the Net Neutrality Debate, Net Neutrality, Hooton, Investment